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Diary

Label
Diary, 1864-1867
Title
Diary
Inclusive dates
1864-1867
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Diary, 1864-1867, of an unidentified Confederate soldier consisting of entries describing camp life, military actions, the weather, and his personal thoughts. The diarist details a furlough spent in Staunton and Lexington, Virginia, before his return to camp in piedmont Virginia. He documents his military service in central Virginia, the Shenandoah Valley, and Petersburg, Virginia, including the battle of the Wilderness, Early's Maryland Campaign, the 1864 Shenandoah Valley Campaign, the third battle of Winchester, the battle of Cedar Creek, the battle of Fisher's Hill, and the siege of Petersburg. He mentions the battle of Fort Pillow and comments on a visit by North Carolina governor Zebulon Vance(1830-1894). Diary includes personal reflections on his life and some study of classical languages
Member of
Action
  • Accessioned
  • Described
Cataloging source
Vi
Label
Diary
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
29
Immediate source of acquisition
Snarr, John M.
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
000491869
Reproduction note
Photocopies.
Type of unit
leaves.

Library Locations

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