The Resource Richard Channing Moore Page diary, (microform)

Richard Channing Moore Page diary, (microform)

Label
Richard Channing Moore Page diary, 1864-1865
Title
Richard Channing Moore Page diary
Inclusive dates
1864-1865
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Diary, October 1864 - May 1865, of Major Richard Channing Moore Page, describing his duties as Chief of Artillery in the District of Southwestern Virginia. The diary details equipment inspections, lists number and names of officers present for duty, battles in Tennessee and western Virginia, and troop movements. Also includes a description of his return home and oath of allegiance after the war had ended. Located on frames 387-404
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Biographical or historical data
Richard Channing Moore Page was born 2 January 1841 in Albemarle County, Virginia. He enlisted 14 July 1861 at Winchester with the Virginia Rockbridge 1st Light Artillery and transferred in October 1861 to the Virginia Louisa "Morris" Light Artillery. He was wounded at Gettysburg and was taken as prisoner in Richmond 29 February 1864, from which he escaped almost immediately. On 15 October 1864 he was promoted to Major and placed with Brigadier General John T. Echols Southwestern Virginia division, as Chief of Artillery. After the war he worked as a physician at the University of Virginia, married 30 April 1874 Mary Fitch Winslow, and moved to work at the New York Medical Center. He died 1898 and was buried in Norwich, Connecticut.
Cataloging source
VIC
Funding information
Filming funded by The Library of Virginia Foundation with the support of The Roller-Bottimore Foundation and The Robins Foundation.
Location of originals duplicates
The Huntington Library;
Label
Richard Channing Moore Page diary, (microform)
Note
  • This collection forms part of the Robert Alonzo Brock Collection at The Huntington Library, San Marino, California
  • The Robert Alonzo Brock Collection was filmed by The Huntington Library in cooperation with The Library of Virginia with funding provided by The Library of Virginia Foundation with the support of The Roller-Bottimore Foundation and The Robins Foundation
  • Microfilmed as arranged by The Huntington Library
  • BR 632
Arrangement
Arranged chronologically.
Base of film
safety base polyester
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  • The Library of Virginia
Color
black and white
Dimensions
35mm.
Emulsion on film
silver halide
Extent
1
Generation
service copy
Governing access note
There are no access restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
The Library of Virginia Foundation, The Roller-Bottimore Foundation, and The Robins Foundation
Positive negative aspect
negative
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001574615
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01
ReductionRatioRange
low reduction ratio
Reproduction note
Microfilm.
Specific material designation
microfilm reel
Terms governing use
Should you wish to quote from or reproduce images of any of the materials, you must write to the Librarian of the Huntington Library, 1151 Oxford Road, San Marino, CA 91108, requesting formal permission to do so. Please note that you do not have to obtain permission if you are quoting fewer than fifty words, or if you are only citing the document. Images made with microfilm-reader printers are for research use only and may not be used for publication without permission.
Type of unit
reel (18 images)

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