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Emerick, J. H. (fl. 1861-1865) Wallet diary.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06738.01 Author/Creator: Emerick, J. H. (fl. 1861-1865) Place Written: s.l. Type: Diary Date: 1861 Pagination: 13.3 cm. x 9.2 cm. 5 almanac leaves + 140 diary pages + 13 memoranda pages, 13 account pages, and 12 bills payable pages (blank).

Summary of Content: Diary contains detailed accounts of weather, appointments, etc. In the entries for December 24 and following, Emerick records his final arrangements to leave for the South and his journey to join his regiment.

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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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