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!UNKNOWN LABEL

Label
1864
Inclusive dates
1864
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Diary, 1864, of George E. Albee, while serving with the 3rd Wisconsin Light Artillery and the 36th Wisconsin Infantry, Company F. Topics include camp life, troop movements, list of soldiers in his company, battle of Cold Harbor (Va.), siege of Petersburg (Va.), battle of Ream's Station (Va.), imprisonment at Libby Prison in Richmond, and his exchange and return to Madison, Wisconsin, after visiting family in New Hampshire. Also included is a pass, 22 January 1864
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Biographical or historical data
George Emerson Albee was born at Lisbon, New Hampshire, on 27 January 1845. He served with the 3rd Wisconsin Light Artillery and the 36th Wisconsin Infantry, Company F, during the Civil War. He was imprisoned in Libby Prison, Richmond, Virginia from August-September 1864. He earned the Medal of Honor while serving as First Lieutenant, 41st U.S. Infantry, at Brazos River, Texas, on 28 October 1869, during the Indian Wars. He died 24 March 1918 and was buried at Arlington National Cemetery. His wife, Mary Hawes Albee (1848-1907) was buried with him.
Cataloging source
Vi
Form designation
Diary
Label
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
1
Immediate source of acquisition
Historical Collectible Auctions
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
001527830
Type of unit
v.

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