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

 Digital Record
Identifier: Ms1990-029_KelseyStephen_Diary_1865


  • 1865


Use Restrictions

Permission to publish material from the Stephen R. Kelsey diary must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.

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Scope and Content

Union soldier in the 5th New York Regiment, Battalion J, during the Civil War. Papers include a diary written between January and May 1865, while stationed in New York and Virginia. Participated in the occupation of Petersburg, Virginia, in April 1865. Entries refer to the assassination of Pres. Abraham Lincoln and the capture of Jefferson Davis.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech Repository

Special Collections and University Archives, University Libraries (0434)
560 Drillfield Drive
Newman Library, Virginia Tech
Blacksburg Virginia 24061 US