Friday, April 14, 2017

Diary of 1st Lieutenant John S. Morgan: Monday, July 24, 1865

Numerous islands, reach Memphis at 9. a. m. off in town a while the 18th Iowa on bank with arms stacked: will start up at 5 P. M. our boat starts at 12. M. afternoon pleasant. have to sound often.

SOURCE: “Diary of John S. Morgan, Company G, 33rd Iowa Infantry,” Annals of Iowa, 3rd Series, Vol. 13, No. 8, April 1923, p. 609

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