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J. W. Ryland Diary

Identifier: Ms-2019-011

The J. W. Ryland Diary consists of a single Civil War diary kept by J. W. Ryland between September 1863-1865. In his diary, Ryland records activities from September 1863 – January 1866. His entries include the topics of the creation of the Confederate States of America, rail cars, and battles such as the Siege of Charleston, SC, the Siege of Petersburg, the Battle of Sailor’s Creek, the surrender at Appomattox Court House, and the weary Confederate trek home following April 9, 1865.

Dates: 1863 - 1865

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  • Names: Ryland, John W. (John William), 1837-1905 (34th Infantry, Virginia Regiment) X