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Civil War diary of Douglas O. Lilley

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: RH VLT MS A3
Overview

This Civil War diary of Douglas O. Lilley, a private in Company D of the Kansas 8th Regiment, contains his daily entries for the entirety of 1863, describing his military duties at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, his transfer as a prisoner to Benton Barracks in Missouri, his service in Tennessee and Georgia, and his return to Kansas and resumption of civilian life following disability discharge in December 1863. A letter enclosure is at RH MS P619.

Dates: 1863 - 1864

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  • Subject: United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives X
  • Subject: United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 X
  • Subject: Kansas -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 X
  • Names: United States. Army. Kansas Infantry Regiment, 8th (1861-1866). Company D X