Item description: In this diary entry, 26 March 1863, Daniel Coleman, of Athens, Ala., marked the second anniversary of his enlistment at Fort Morgan with a nod to the casualties. He was commissioned into the 33rd Alabama Infantry as a captain.
Thursday March 26th
The anniversary of my enlistment in the C.S. service which was two years ago today at Ft. Morgan — Ah what changes since then — How many of those noble boys have gone from this to another world –
Acting officer of the guard today