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Taber, Joseph S. C., fl. 1861-1863 Civil War diary of soldier in Co. B 23rd regiment Pa. Volunteers

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC07218 Author/Creator: Taber, Joseph S. C., fl. 1861-1863 Place Written: Various Places Type: Diary Date: 1861/07-08/1863 Pagination: 167 p. 15.2 x 10.2 cm Order a Copy

Mentions Peninsula Campaign, rebel balloon, Harper's Ferry, and Gettysburg.

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