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Thomas K. Mitchell diary

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: RH MS C12
Overview

The diary entries are varied and detailed. Mitchell records an eclipse of the moon, observes the course of the war and the politics involved in it. He also observes military life, the prevalence and fatal consequences of diseases such as measles and mumps, the physical and demographic features of the country through which he traveled. There are lists of all the members of his company, their nativity and home towns.

Dates: 1861 - 1864

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  • Language: English X
  • Subject: United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 X
  • Names: United States. Army X
  • Names: United States. Army. Illinois Cavalry Regiment, 4th (1861-1864) X