Class Year

2011

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Description

The diary contains information on the activities of Robert Ridge during 1864, and the first two months of 1865. It contains daily entries, list of proverbs, important events and dates, mail sent, mail received, members of Company B 95th Illinois Volunteers, money sent home, clothing acquired, addresses, rations, and Army Corps commanders.

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Publication Date

October 2010

Keywords

Civil War, War Correspondence, Civil War Diary, McPherson Hospital, Vicksburg, Battle of Nashville, 14th Wisconsin, 95th Illinois

Disciplines

History | Military History | Oral History | Social History | United States History

MS-116: 1864 Diary of Corporal Robert Ridge

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