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Box 4266.001

 Container

Contains 3 Collections and/or Records:

Loose Materials: Clippings and Memorabilia, 1860-1915, undated

 File — Box: 4266.001, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection contains two diaries kept by Ohio Union soldier Peter Reeder Fortney during the last two years of the US Civil War (1864-1865), when his company served in Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas, and Alabama. Both diaries provide details of daily life in Fortney’s camp, such as information about food, weather, Fortney’s duties with the company’s band, and soldiers’ leisure activities. The first diary covers the period of January 1-December 29, 1864. It includes an account of Fortney's...
Dates: 1860-1915, undated

Diary, 1864

 File — Box: 4266.001, item: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection contains two diaries kept by Ohio Union soldier Peter Reeder Fortney during the last two years of the US Civil War (1864-1865), when his company served in Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas, and Alabama. Both diaries provide details of daily life in Fortney’s camp, such as information about food, weather, Fortney’s duties with the company’s band, and soldiers’ leisure activities. The first diary covers the period of January 1-December 29, 1864. It includes an account of Fortney's...
Dates: 1864

Diary, 1865

 File — Box: 4266.001, item: 2
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection contains two diaries kept by Ohio Union soldier Peter Reeder Fortney during the last two years of the US Civil War (1864-1865), when his company served in Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas, and Alabama. Both diaries provide details of daily life in Fortney’s camp, such as information about food, weather, Fortney’s duties with the company’s band, and soldiers’ leisure activities. The first diary covers the period of January 1-December 29, 1864. It includes an account of Fortney's...
Dates: 1865