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1861 January 1-1866 December 28
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1861 January 1-1866 December 28
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Diaries, 1861-1866, of William P. Swift of Le Roy, Genesee County, New York. Topics include weather, family, troop movements of the 100th New York Infantry in Virginia and South Carolina, camp life, the surrender of Confederate forces, and the capture of Jefferson Davis. Includes daily notations of sermons attended and bible chapters read. Also includes entries after the war concerning work, marriage, and personal financial accounts for 1865-1866
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Biographical or historical data
Swift enlisted Oct. 2, 1861, in Company B, 100th Regiment of New York Volunteers. On November 24, 1862, he was assigned duty in the corps hospital in Washington. He was discharged from his re-enlistment on April 4, 1866, and entered his father's mechanical shop business. He married Miss Maria S. Ewell on September 18, 1866.
Cataloging source
Vi
Form designation
Diaries
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  • The Library of Virginia
Cumulative index finding aids
Inventory
Extent
.65
Immediate source of acquisition
  • Kitchen, Marion Swift, Mrs.
  • Kitchen, Marion Swift, Mrs.
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000491730
Reproduction note
  • Photostats (negative).
  • Photocopies.
Type of unit
cu. ft.

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