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Edward L. Stratton Diary,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2001-003

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.

Dates

  • 1862 - 1864

Creator

Language of Materials

The materials in the collection are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

The copyright status of this collection is unknown. Copyright restrictions may apply. Contact Special Collections and University Archives for assistance in determining the use of these materials. Reproduction or digitization of materials for personal or research use can be requested using our reproduction/digitization form: http://bit.ly/scuareproduction. Reproduction or digitization of materials for publication or exhibit use can be requested using our publication/exhibition form: http://bit.ly/scuapublication. Please contact Special Collections and University Archives (specref@vt.edu or 540-231-6308) if you need assistance with forms or to submit a completed form.

Extent

0.2 Cubic Feet (1 box)

Abstract

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/).

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the Edward L. Stratton Diary was completed in October 2013.

Title
Edward L. Stratton Diary, 1862-1864
Status
Completed
Author
Nicole Hancock, Student Assistant and Kira A. Dietz, Archivist
Date
2013 (CC0 1.0)
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Revision Statements

  • 2020-10-02: Finding aid notes updated to new department standards. juliags

Repository Details

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

Contact:
Special Collections and University Archives, University Libraries (0434)
560 Drillfield Drive
Newman Library, Virginia Tech
Blacksburg Virginia 24061 US
540-231-6308