Category Archives: Diary

From the Civil War Journal of Sgt. Sam Bloomer, 1st Minnesota Volunteer Infantry Co. B, Dec. 24, 1861-Jan. 9, 1862

Easy Plugin for AdSense by Unreal The following is an excerpt from the Civil War Diary of Sergeant Sam Bloomer, 1st Minnesota Volunteer Infantry Company B, while the regiment was at Edward’s Ferry. The entries are from the period December … Continue reading

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Delaware Archives uses Facebook, Twitter to relay Civil War soldier’s diary

This article appeared in the Milford Beacon Dover, Del. —To commemorate the sesquicentennial of the beginning of the American Civil War, the Delaware Public Archives has begun tweeting entries on Twitter and posting entries on Facebook and the blog that … Continue reading

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War diaries give new view of ‘Burg’s past

Park Service tours highlight civilian experience in Fredericksburg during the Civil War. BY CLINT SCHEMMER ; The Freelance-Star FREDERICKSBURG, Va. – Most diaries are mundane. Not so those that historian John Hennessy shared with area residents and visitors this weekend on … Continue reading

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