Andrew J. P. Giddings [Giddins or Giddens] Papers, 1863-1865

Manuscript Collection #1043

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  • Box 1
    • Folder a
      • Oath of Allegiance to Union (Nov. 6, 1865), signed Andrew Giddings, Elmira, New York. 6 inches x 4 inches, Printed form. 1 item. 1 p.  (item #1)
      • Note (May 5-6, 1864) relating to the Capture of Washington Rose of Company C, 6th Louisiana Regiment at the Battle of Wilderness, 7 3/4 inches x 5 1/2 inches Holograph. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Author unknown  (item #2)
      • Andrew J. P. Giddings Diary and Ledger of Income and Expenses (1863-1865) describing the life of a Confederate soldier from Onslow county, North Carolina who served in Company E, 3rd North Carolina Infantry. Includes descriptions of several Civil War battles: Gettysburg, Cold Harbor, Sharpsburg, Malvern Hill, 2nd Winchester, Chancellorsville, and the Wilderness. 4 1/2 inches x 3 inches Leather bound. 1 item. 52 p. Note: Conservation needed. Parts of the leather strap are coming off and some pages are separated from the binding.  (item #3)
      • Envelope (undated) which contained the Diary. "Granddad Giddings Diary" written on the envelope. 6 inches x 3 1/2 inches 1 item. 1 page.   (item #4)

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