Creator

Date Original

1862-1863

Description

This diary was written by a soldier from Company H, Wisconsin 23rd Volunteer Infantry.

Biographical/Historical Note

The 23rd Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry was organized at Camp Randall in Madison, Wisconsin, and mustered into the Union Army August 30, 1862. The regiment traveled through Arkansas, taking part in the Battle of Arkansas Post in January 1863 and Cypress Bend in March 1863. The regiment was mustered out on July 4, 1865, at Mobile, Alabama. The diary was found in an old house at Allport, Arkansas, in 1973.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Arkansas; Alabama; Wisconsin

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.023.017

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Wisconsin soldier's Civil War diary [photocopy], SMC.023.017

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Wisconsin soldier's Civil War diary [photocopy], Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Rights

Use and reproduction of images held by the Arkansas State Archives without prior written permission is prohibited. For information on reproducing images held by the Arkansas State Archives, please call 501-682-6900 or email at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

Disciplines

United States History

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