June 30, 2016, (unprocessed), 0.035 cubic feet; This collection contains a diary (February 16, 1863-May 16, 1863) and correspondence (September 14, 1862-September 15, 1864) written by an unknown private serving in Co. I of the 44th Massachusetts Volunteers Regiment during the Civil War. The diary was written by a man named Daniel while his company is camped at Brice's Creek, North Carolina. The letters cover a longer span and are written by Daniel to his sister Susie. During that time, his company was camped at Readville, Newberne (now New Bern) and Brice's Creek in North Carolina, near Fort Smith and at Arlington Heights in Virginia, and finally at Fort Delaware in Delaware. Purchased with funds from the Minnie Marguerite Wiggins Endowment fund from Broadfoot Publishing Company.
Purchased with funds from the Minnie Marguerite Wiggins Endowment fund from Broadfoot Publishing Company
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44th Massachusetts Vol. Reg., Co. I, Private's Papers (#1281), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA