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Typescript of a civil war diary kept by Sgt. S.D. Wesson, Company K, 8th Illinios Cavalry, from December 1, 1862 to July 17, 1864. Describes campaigns in Virginia: Richmond, Williamsburg, and Bull Run. Mentions seeing Abraham Lincoln and Franz Sigel.


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Span Dates: 1862-1864