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Franz Eder diary

Title
Franz Eder diary, 1863-1865.
Author
Eder, Franz.

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Mixed materialRequest in advance MssCol 891Schwarzman Building - Manuscripts & Archives Room 328

Details

Description
.21 linear foot (1 volume)
Subjects
Genre/Form
Diaries.
Access (note)
  • Apply to Manuscripts and Archives Division for access at http://www.nypl.org/mssref.
Language (note)
  • Primarily German, with some English, Greek, and Latin.
Call Number
MssCol 891
OCLC
751996509
Author
Eder, Franz.
Title
Franz Eder diary, 1863-1865.
Restricted Access
Apply to Manuscripts and Archives Division for access at http://www.nypl.org/mssref.
Summary
These pocket diaries (2 vols.) were kept in 1863 and 1865 by Franz or Francis Eder (born Benno Wohlgemuth, at Wolfsberg in Carinthia), during which time he served as a private in the U. S. Army, Company A and Company D, 119th Regiment, New York, Volunteers. Eder had enlisted in New York City on June 17, 1862 and was mustered out at Louisville, Kentucky on July 10, 1865. Entries are in German, and in the reverse of the 1863 diary are the words of a soldier's song in English, along with Greek and Latin quotations.
Language
Primarily German, with some English, Greek, and Latin.
Research Call Number
MssCol 891
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