Richard Cutts Shannon, Civil War diary, Volume 2a (September 1863-January 1865) (rcs-diary-vol2a-075-c.pdf)
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�The result of my investigation
ordered in Barrack "A" was $2300.00. They never could come by so much money honestly.x x x
The "Tribune" of this morning
is all [abl??] with evergetic patriotisim.The " fraud court" proceeds
boldly with its investigation. Col Holt in his opening address
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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