Up early. No one astir, but one gent who come up on boat with me a stranger in the place, we walk out together to the bridge, & work shops watchman at Lambs mills was acquainted with Mr Pasdrol & told me where he lived. Could not then wait until after breakfast as I had intended, but started post haste to see Mattie took breakfast with them & stayed with Mattie all day.
SOURCE: “Diary of John S. Morgan, Company G, 33rd Iowa Infantry,” Annals of Iowa, 3rd Series, Vol. 13, No. 8, April 1923, p. 609