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Emerick, J. H. (fl. 1861-1865) Diaries while serving in the Union Army Telegraph Corps [photos in .02 for cons] [decimalized]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06738 Author/Creator: Emerick, J. H. (fl. 1861-1865) Place Written: [various places] Type: Header Record Date: 1861-1865 Pagination: 5 diaries

Summary of Content: Diaries housed in Primary: Range 3B, Shelf 1-2.

Background Information: bookshelf

People: Emerick, J. H

Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: Civil WarMilitary HistorySoldier's DiaryUnion ForcesTelegraph

Sub Era: The American Civil War

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