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John H. Brown diary, 1862-1865.

October 12, 2009

Creator: Brown, John H.
Collection number: 4077-z
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Abstract: John H. Brown of Marblehead, Mass., served in the 24th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment during the Civil War. John H. Brown’s diary, which references the military campaign in eastern North Carolina, October-November 1862, and the siege of Fort Johnson and Fort Wagner, S.C., July-September 1863. The diary describes marches; maneuvers; casualties and deaths, including African American losses, possibly of the 54th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment. The diary also includes lists of letters written and accounts paid and received.

Repository: Southern Historical Collection