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The Civil War diary depicts a Union staff officer’s day-to-day life throughout the year of 1862. It gives some information on the Merrimac’s naval battles and also the action that took place at South Mountain, Harpers Ferry, and Antietam. Located in the back of the diary are a few addresses of friends/relatives in Troy and his brother Fred’s address in London.
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Civil War, General Wool, John E. Wool, Merrimac, South Mountain, Harpers Ferry, Antietam
History | Military History | United States History
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Dunn, Leia K., "MS-026: Aide-de-Camp to General John E. Wool, Civil War Diary" (July 2001). Special Collections and College Archives Finding Aids. Special Collection and College Archives, Musselman Library, Gettysburg College.