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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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Civil War, War Correspondence, Civil War Diary, McPherson Hospital, Vicksburg, Battle of Nashville, 14th Wisconsin, 95th Illinois
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Lester, Thomas P., "MS-116: 1864 Diary of Corporal Robert Ridge" (October 2010). Special Collections and College Archives Finding Aids. Special Collection and College Archives, Musselman Library, Gettysburg College.