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Austin C. Chapel Civil War diary

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P739
Overview

This 110-page Civil War diary of Austin C. Chapel, 5th Sergeant of Company G in Wisconsin's 13th Infantry Regiment, chronicles his daily activities in 1863 while guarding Union supplies in Tennessee. Documents which accompany the diary include Chapel's notice of appointment as 5th Sergeant, a 4-page letter written by Chapel in 1862 while posted at Fort Scott, Kansas, and his photograph in uniform.

Dates: 1863; also documents dated 1857, 1861, 1862

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  • Subject: United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives X
  • Subject: United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 X
  • Names: United States. Army . Wisconsin Infantry Regiment, 13th (1861-1865). Company G. X