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Richard Cutts Shannon, Civil War diary, Volume 2a (September 1863-January 1865) (rcs-diary-vol2a-060-c.pdf)

Was fascinated with my account of P.M. examination - Laughable. Gen. D. shaking hands with me at the wharf said;-

"tell Gen. I that I was sorry not to have seen him and that I am very much gratified with appearance of things on the Island."

They think of making

Gen D. Vice President.

A. Lincoln is renominated

for President.

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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