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Beach, Elias William (1841-1921) [Diary 1858-1861]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00919.23.01 Author/Creator: Beach, Elias William (1841-1921) Place Written: [various places] Type: Diary Date: 1858-1861 Pagination: 1 vol. ; approx. 60 p. ; 21.5 x 17.6 cm. Order a Copy

Contains various personal content. Covers 1858 and 1861, but skips most of the time in between.

Beach was a member of the 50th New York Volunteer Engineers.

Beach, Elias William, 1841-1921

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