Downing’s Civil War Diary.–Alexander G. Downing.

Wednesday, 24th—The first train of cars came in today from Corinth and we expect now to receive a fresh supply of hardtack. We have been on one-third rations by foraging; now, however, it seems we have to do without, for we have cleaned up everything for a distance of ten miles in all directions.

Diary of Alexander G. Downing; Company E, Eleventh Iowa Infantry

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