Richard Cutts Shannon, Civil War diary, Volume 2a (September 1863-January 1865) (rcs-diary-vol2a-032-c.pdf)
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keeping with the views of the Audience.Then the call for three cheers
for the President more clearly developed the spirit & tone of the assembly.I shall long remember
this meeting at the Cooper Institute.)Stopped at Lovejoys
after eating oysters & keepingeyes open for a while.
What a world & what a city!Sent Les [Sateler?] to someone
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.
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