Friday, April 14, 2017

Diary of 1st Lieutenant John S. Morgan: Friday, July 21, 1865

Slow run several boats pass us, reach Vicksburg at 5.30 P. M. take a stroll in the city at 8, orders to transfer to W. H. Osborn, at 10, P. M. under weigh, quite a no of citizens on board, large roomy boat & faster to boot.

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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