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Richard Cutts Shannon, Civil War diary, Volume 2a (September 1863-January 1865) (rcs-diary-vol2a-006-c.pdf)

sir to whom I am indebted for this kindness?" He moved one side passed his hand over the silver plate which glistened on the pew door and said "My name is Greely."

It was Horace Greely. 5 Purchased a book

on ordnance & ordnance stores today & returned to Riker's Island this evening.

Heard Carl Bergerman.

Description: Shannon enlisted in Company “H” of the 5th Maine Regiment , Volunteer Infantry. He was made an aide-de-camp for General Slocum in March 1862 and was taken prisoner at Chancellorsville in May 1863. Shannon spent 18 days in Libby Prison in Richmond and recorded his diary entries on blank leaves of a book.
This digital diary is shared by Maine State Archives and Colby College; original housed at Colby.

Link to document in Digital Maine

Language: English

Date: 1863-1865

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