Stay with Mattie until noon, go to river & stay with Will at the mill until boat arrives get off at 3.20 P. M. on the mail steamer Charley Cleaver. Storm struck us at Camanchee, blew the boat on the island wind & rain passed over in ½ hour & we started on soon commenced raining & rained most of the time, down, loaded at R. L at 8.20 P. M. cross to the island & rode to camp in a wagon.
SOURCE: “Diary of John S. Morgan, Company G, 33rd Iowa Infantry,” Annals of Iowa, 3rd Series, Vol. 13, No. 8, April 1923, p. 610