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Guide to the David B. Arthur Diary

MSN/CW 8001

 

Collection Summary

Title: David B. Arthur diary
Dates: 1862-1863
Collection No.: MSN/CW 8001
Creator: Arthur, David B., b. 1837
Extent: 1 folder; 1 item
Language: Collection material in English
Repository: University of Notre Dame. Hesburgh Libraries, Department of Special Collections. 102 Hesburgh Library, Notre Dame, IN 46556
Abstract: A Civil War manuscript diary kept by David B. Arthur of Grant County, Wisconsin, as 1st sergeant and 2nd lieutenant in Co. I, 20th Wisconsin Infantry. Entries range from October 1862 to June 1863, when the regiment was serving in Missouri and Arkansas.

Selected Search Terms

Soldiers -- Wisconsin -- Diaries
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives
United States. Army. Wisconsin Infantry Regiment, 20th (1862-1865)
Prairie Grove, Battle of, Ark., 1862

Administrative Information

Restrictions: There are no access restrictions on this collection

Preferred Citation: David B. Arthur Diary, Department of Special Collections, Hesburgh Libraries of Notre Dame.

Acquisition and Processing Note: The Arthur diary was purchased by the Hesburgh Libraries of Notre Dame ca. 2000. Arranged and described 2001, by George Rugg. Finding aid 2012, by George Rugg.

Arrangement Note

The collection is in one folder.

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