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Charles H. Peterson Pocket Diary Collection

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Title: Charles H. Peterson Pocket Diary Collection, 1863-1865Save to your list.

ID: SC/CHP

Primary Creator: Peterson, Charles Henry

Extent: 0.21 Linear Feet

Subjects: Peterson, Charles Henry, United States - History - Civil War, 1861-1865 - Personal narratives

Forms of Material: Ephemera

Languages: English

Abstract

During the US Civil War, Charles H. Peterson participated in the Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, Wilderness, and Petersburg campaigns. He kept these diaries from 1863 to 1865. He tucked notes, correspondence, currency, and newspaper clippings between the pages.

Biographical Note

Charles Henry Peterson was a Union volunteer from Salem, New Jersey who fought in the US Civil War. He participated in the Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, Wilderness, and Petersburg campaigns.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Charles H. Peterson Pocket Diary Collection documents his participation in the Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, Wilderness, and Petersburg campaigns during the US Civil War. He tucked notes, correspondence, currency, and newspaper clippings between the pages. The collection includes notes, correspondence, currency, and newspaper clippings that were tucked between the pages of the three diaries.

Subject/Index Terms

Peterson, Charles Henry
United States - History - Civil War, 1861-1865 - Personal narratives

Administrative Information

Repository: Special Collections & Archives

Access Restrictions: The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions: Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection has not been transferred to California State University, Northridge. Copyright status for other materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Original/Copies Note: Digital reproductions of items in this collection are available electronically as a part of the Civil War Narratives project. For more information please see http://digital-library.csun.edu/.

Preferred Citation: For information about citing items in this collection consult the appropriate style manual, or see the Citing Archival Materials guide.


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