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Edwin May diaries

 Collection — Box: 58
Identifier: MS-SC1018

Scope and Contents

Diaries have brief notes about activities of the day. Very little related to military activities other than marching or mention of a skirmish. Has lists of supplies and costs, lists of wounded and sick. Diary continues for a time after returning from the war.

Dates

  • Created: 1862 - 1865

Creator

Biographical / Historical

Assistant surgeon with the 33rd Illinois Infantry and promoted to surgeon of the 99th Illinois Infantry in 1864. Returned to Illinois to practice medicine after the war.

Extent

5 Volumes ; 19 x 9 cm or smaller

Language of Materials

English