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Diary entry by Thomas Montgomery of the 7th Minnesota Regiment, Company K – April 24, 1865

Filed under: Civil War Daybook — Lori Williamson @ 1:10 pm

Clear cool morning[.] Lieut Kreps my 1st Lt returned last night from a leave to his home in West Newton Pa. A daring feat occurred last night: the Rebel Ram Webb came by our fleet at the mouth of Red River & passed this place on her way to sea, about 10 ½ P.M. Drilling. Drew & issued clothing to my company.

Citation: April 24, 1865. Diary entry by Thomas Montgomery, Diary, 1865. Thomas Montgomery and family papers. Minnesota Historical Society. [P2812 box 1]

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