Browse Items (30 total)

  • Collection: Civil War Diaries
Ms2012-075_BarnettWilliamW_Diary_1862_frontcover.jpg

A diary with one-page entries for the year of 1862. A few pages of memoranda follow on which Barnett has listed miscellaneous clothing expenses and…
Ms2008-008_HancockJohnH_Diary_1862-1863_Frontcover.jpg

The diary of John H. Hancock, who served in Company H, 29th Massachusetts Infantry during the Civil War. The diary entries cover January-June 1862,…
Ms2003-014_BabcockHO_Diary_1864_frontcover.jpg

H.O. Babcock was a farmer and schoolteacher from North Stonington, Connecticut. Diary entries record work, social and church activities, weather, and…
Ms2001-064_PittengerWilliamJ_Diary_1863_FrontCover.jpg

The diary of William J. Pittenger, a soldier serving in the 93rd Illinois Infantry and the U. S. Army Signal Corps during the Civil War. The diary's…
Ms2010_030_HookChristian_Diary_1864_Frontcover.jpg

Christian Hook was a Union Corporal in 151st Ohio Infantry (National Guard) during the Civil War. The collection contains his diary of May to August…
Ms2013_036_BurnellHenry_Diary_1859-1865_Frontcover.jpg

The diary of Private Henry L. Burnell, Co. "I," 8th Maine Volunteer Infantry, 1859 - 1865. Burnell served in the Union Army from September 7, 1861…
Ms2010-061_WarnerMarcus_Diary_1864_frontcover.jpg

Diary written by Marcus B. Warner in 1864. The diary is written in a green Allings & Cory pocket diary. In addition to describing his life as a…
Ms2008-044_MayburyJohnR_Diary_1864_frontcover.jpg

This collection contains the Civil War diary of Corporal John R. Maybury of Company L, 10th New York Cavalry. The first entry in the diary (January 1,…
Ms2008-010_DeanOtis_Diary_1864_FrontCover.jpg

This collection contains the diary of Otis Dean, a private in Company E, 56th Massachusetts Infantry during the Civil War. The diary entries begin…
Ms2008-001_MarshallGeorgeH_Diary_1865_frontcover.jpg

Civil War diary of George H. Marshall, a soldier in Company K, 113th Pennsylvania Heavy Artillery during the Civil War. The diary contains short…
Ms1990-029_KelseyStephen_Diary_1865_frontcover.jpg

Union soldier in the 5th New York Regiment, Battalion J, during the Civil War. Papers include a diary written between January and May 1865, while…
Ms2009-129_BabcockWillis_Diary_1864_frontcover.jpg

Babcock's Civil War diary begins near Washington, D.C., where his company had been since June 1863. While at Fort Carroll, his entries largely contain…
Ms2014-001_StephensEnoch_Diary_1865_Frontcover.jpg

Enoch Stephens's diary from his time in the 5th NY Veteran Volunteers from January 1st, 1865 to December 26th, 1865. Most entries describe the weather…
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the Civil War diary of Alfred Mantor, a corporal (and later sergeant) with C Company of the 27th Massachusetts Infantry. Mantor's diary covers January…

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The diary of Jacob Wallace Smith, a Union sharpshooter with the 7th Company, 1st Battalion, New York Sharpshooters, in the Northern Virginia…
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms2012-063_MasonEbenezer_Diary_1864_JPEGs/Ms2012-063_Mason,Ebenezer_Diary_1864_FrontCover.jpg

The diary of Ebenezer E. Mason, a standard leather bound pocket size edition with three dates per page that covers his experiences from January…
Ms2012-033_M_M_Cottingim_Diary_1862_frontcover.jpg

The diary of M.M. Cottingim between April and October of 1862.In addition to short entries about his regiment's movements and activities, his last few…
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Holliday's diaries, the first covering 1 May through 8 August 1864 and the second covering 1 September 1864 through 4 July 1865, begin with the…
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The 1863 diary of Henry Squire, 72nd New York Infantry and includes entries from January through July. Early entries detail camp life, war news, and…
Ms2010-006_MilesJames_Diary_1865_FrontCover.jpg

The Civil War diary of James Miles, an enlisted soldier in the 185th Regiment of the New York Infantry. The diary describes soldier life and spans…
Ms2009_113_ClevelandAlva_Diary_1862_coverfront.jpg

The diary of Alva Cleveland, a 57-year-old soldier who served as an orderly with the 1st Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry. The diary covers March to July…
Ms2008-093_JohnsonBH_Journal_1863-1864_Coverfront.jpg

The B. H. Johnson Journal is a handwritten account of one year from September 1863 to September 1864 recorded by a Methodist circuit riding minister…
Ms2008-015_Lowber,Daniel_Diary_1864_FrontCover.jpg

The Civil War diary of Captain Daniel A. Lowber of Company A, 37th Wisconsin Infantry. The diary entries commence with July 25, 1864, with Lowber…
Ms2009_132_MurdochFrancisA_Diary_frontcover.jpg

A journal maintained by Frances A. 'Fannie' Murdoch, a young woman living on a Mississippi plantation during the Civil War. Containing approximately…
Ms2008_037_SmithMerrittHagerDiary_frontcover.jpg

The Civil War diary of Private Merritt Hager Smith of Company G, 97th New York Infantry, a member of the regimental band. The diary entries span the…
Ms2008-002_CohnJacob_Diary_1864_Frontcover.jpg

The diary of Jacob Cohn, a soldier in Company A, 54th Pennsylvania Infantry during the Civil War. Cohn's brief entries commence with April 14, 1864…
Ms2009-055_BusheeCharlesH_Diary_1863_Frontpage.jpg

Bushee's diary is an account of his duties and the movements of Company E, 112 th Regiment, New York Infantry, from January to mid-November of 1863.…
Ms2010_010_ColburnDiary_frontcover.jpg

The Civil War diary of Richard Colburn, an enlisted soldier of the 12th Infantry of the United States Regular Army attached to the Army of the…
Ms2008-081_MinorHarmon_Diary_1860-1864_Pg01.jpg

cash book maintained by Confederate Captain Charles L. C. Minor from 1860 to 1864. Also contained within the cash book's pages are diary entries of…
Ms2008-013_PolandCharles_Diary_1864_Coverfront.jpg

This is the diary of Charles O. Poland, a private in Company B, 142nd Ohio Infantry (National Guard) during the Civil War, was a resident of Knox…