Class Year

2016

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Description

This collection consists of diary entries spanning three years of Hoadley G. Hosford’s enlistment in the 44th New York and a brief time in the 146th New York and the 1st Division Sharpshooters during the Civil War. The entries give details about what camp life was like, the experience of battle, and the distance a Union soldier would march in the Eastern Theater during the war.

Collection Size

1 cubic foot

Publication Date

June 2015

Keywords

Civil War, Civil War Diary, 44th New York, Ellsworth Avengers, Zouaves, 146th New York, 1st Division Sharpshooters

Disciplines

History | Military History | United States History

MS-176: Hoadley George Hosford, 44th New York Papers

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