Wait until 11 A. M. for mustering officer to bring down Rolls, at 12 start for the boat ½ mile below. Embark at 2 & at 2.15 start away, bought some fine shells at the river slow boat but pleasant night meet 4 boats with cotton out of Red 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