Saturday, April 8, 2017

Diary of 1st Lieutenant John S. Morgan: Wednesday, July 12, 1865

Hard shower P. M. busy all day on Rolls, the Recruits are transferred today, Relieve Lt Hiatt this P. M. as Off of day, up until 12. P. M. with Guards arrest 1. for sitting down on beat. Fire engine (steamer) passes under the whip for a fire about ½ mile up river.

SOURCE: “Diary of John S. Morgan, Company G, 33rd Iowa Infantry,” Annals of Iowa, 3rd Series, Vol. 13, No. 8, April 1923, p. 608

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