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Guide to the Diary of Owen W. Davis, Jr., 1862

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Title:
Diary of Owen W. Davis, Jr.
Creator:
Davis, Owen Warren, Jr., 1842-1920
ID:
M194.D38569
Date [inclusive]:
1862
Extent:
1 v. (85 leaves); 29 cm
Repository:
George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections & Archives, Bowdoin College Library, Brunswick, Maine 04011
Abstract:
Typescript copy of the diary of Owen W. Davis, Jr., from June 17, 1862, to September 27, 1862, recording his experience as an enlisted soldier in the Union Army during the Civil War. Topics include minor skirmishes, court marial duties, capture and parole, and routine duties while stationed in northern Virginia, Washington, DC, and Maryland. Davis (Bowdoin College Class of 1864) left college to enlist with the 7th Squadron, Rhode Island Cavalry.
Conditions Governing Access:

No restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use:

If not in the public domain, copyright is retained by the author of the items in this collection, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Preferred Citation:

Cite as: Diary of Owen W. Davis, Jr., Miscellaneous Manuscript Volume Collection, George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections & Archives, Bowdoin College Library, Brunswick, Maine

Typescript copy of the diary of Owen W. Davis, Jr., from June 17, 1862, to September 27, 1862, recording his experience as an enlisted soldier in the Union Army during the Civil War. Topics include minor skirmishes, court marial duties, capture and parole, and routine duties while stationed in northern Virginia, Washington, DC, and Maryland. Davis (Bowdoin College Class of 1864) left college to enlist with the 7th Squadron, Rhode Island Cavalry.

Corporate Name(s):
  • United States. -- Army -- Military life.
  • Rhode Island Cavalry. -- 7th Squadron.
Genre(s):
  • Diaries. -- lcgft.
  • Personal narratives. -- lcgft.
Geographic Name(s):
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives.
Personal Name(s):
  • Davis, Owen Warren, Jr., 1842-1920 -- Diaries

Forms part of the Miscellaneous Manuscript Collection in the Bowdoin College Special Collections & Archives.

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