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A. W. Tower diary

Title
A. W. Tower diary, 1863.
Author
Tower, A. W.

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Tower, A. W. Diary 1863Mixed materialRequest in advanceAvailableMssCol 3012 Tower, A. W. Diary 1863Schwarzman Building - Manuscripts & Archives Room 328

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Description
.21 linear foot (1 volume)
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Genre/Form
Diaries.
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Reproduction (note)
  • Transcript.
Call Number
MssCol 3012
OCLC
802848699
Author
Tower, A. W.
Title
A. W. Tower diary, 1863.
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Apply to Manuscripts and Archives Division for access at http://www.nypl.org/mssref.
Summary
Diary kept by A. W. Tower, a private in the 56th Regiment, (Brooklyn) New York Volunteers, from June 18-July 15 1863. Describes a 30-day campaign in Pennsylvania. Brooklyn to Philadelphia and Harrisburg. Cost of and difficulties obtaining food, clothing, and sleeping quarters; battle strategy in defense of the Susquehanna River; activities at Fort Washington, Carlisle, Waynesboro, and Frederick, MD.; and finally to Baltimore, Harrisburg, and return to Brooklyn.
Reproduction
Transcript.
Occupation
Soldiers.
Research Call Number
MssCol 3012
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