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The John C. Tidball collection consists of the diary kept by Tidball during his time at Fort Pickens in Pensacola, Florida, April 1861; a letter to his father, dated November 16, 1862; a report of the actions of his artillery brigade leading up to the fall of Petersburg in April, 1865; an engaging account of his impressions and recollections of Savannah, written for his son in 1905.

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Publication Date

May 2000


West Point, Seminole Wars, Fort Defiance, John Brown, Harpers Ferry, Gaines' Mill, Battle of Antietam, 4th New York Heavy Artillery, U.S. Artillery, Horse Artillery, Taps


History | Military and Veterans Studies | Military History | United States History

MS-021: Papers of John C. Tidball