Edward L. Stratton Diary,
Scope and Contents
The Edward L. Stratton Diary was written by a Civil War soldier who was in the 122nd Pennsylvania Infantry, and it covers military action, army medicine, battle wounds, and hospital life and work. The diary describes his experiences during the war and contains entries written between 1862-1864. At the back of the diary is biographical information. Also included are several pieces of correspondence and some diary entries written on separate sheets of paper.
- 1862 - 1864
- Stratton, Edward L., Captain (Person)
Language of Materials
The materials in the collection are in English.
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use
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0.2 Cubic Feet (1 box)
The Edward L. Stratton Diary was written by a Civil War soldier who was in the 122nd Company of Pennsylvania, and it covers military action, army medicine, battle wounds, and hospital life and work.
Source of Acquisition
The Edward L. Stratton Diary was purchased by Special Collections in January 2001.
Rights Statement for Archival Description
The guide to the Edward L. Stratton Diary by Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, is licensed under a CC0 (https://creativecommons.org/share-your-work/public-domain/cc0/).
The processing, arrangement, and description of the Edward L. Stratton Diary was completed in October 2013.
- Edward L. Stratton Diary, 1862-1864
- Nicole Hancock, Student Assistant and Kira A. Dietz, Archivist
- 2013 (CC0 1.0)
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- 2020-10-02: Finding aid notes updated to new department standards. juliags
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