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Kelsey, Stephen R.


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Diary, Stephen R. Kelsey, 1865 (Ms1990-029)

 Digital Record
Identifier: Ms1990-029_KelseyStephen_Diary_1865

Stephen R. Kelsey Diary and Notes

Identifier: Ms-1990-029

Diary maintained by Stephen R. Kelsey between January and May, 1865, while in New York and Virginia with Battery I, 5th U. S. Artillery, during the American Civil War, with entries discussing the occupation of Petersburg, Virginia, the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, and the capture of Jefferson Davis. Accompanied by a typescript biographical essay by Ernest Flint Kelsey, Stephen Kelsey's nephew, commenting on his uncle's military service.

Dates: 1865, 1920