Clark, Gardner B. – August 1, 1862

Michigan Civil War Collection

Harrisons Landing August first 1862 My own dear Mary No one can tell what morrow will bring forth. So I will improve the present. I am thankful that I have a little news to write by it you can see the vigilance of our great Commander. A little past midnight we were some what startled by shell and shot dropping promiscuously from some unseen quarter among us.