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Label
1864
Inclusive dates
1864
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Diary, 1864, of Rowland Hill living in Washington D.C., Norfolk, Virginia, and with the Union Army near Bermuda Hundred and Petersburg, Virginia, detailing his life in Washington and Norfolk, including mentioning trips to Baltimore, Maryland; New York, New York; and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; describing his eventually successful efforts to secure a position as sutler for various Union regiments; recounting his time as sutler for various regiments near the front lines of Bermuda Hundred and Petersburg; and commenting on fighting between Union and Confederate troops that he witnesses. He mentions frequent visits with his friend Dr. T. M. Hills, staying in Norfolk, then an embalmer for the Union Army, and correspondence with Miss Rosalie F. Davis of New York to whom he gave his property if he died. Also includes a list of goods received of Mr. Wiggins; addresses of his suppliers, other sutlers, and wagonmasters; and the hours of the boat operating between Norfolk and Fort Monroe
Member of
Action
  • Accessioned
  • Described
Biographical or historical data
Rowland Hill was from New York, New York, and lived in Washington D.C. and Norfolk, Virginia, during the Civil war. He eventually became a sutler for the Union army near Petersburg, Virginia, in 1864.
Cataloging source
Vi
Form designation
Diary
Label
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
1
Immediate source of acquisition
Ham, Jerry W.
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
000491843
Reproduction note
Photocopies.
Type of unit
v. (83 leaves).

Library Locations

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