A Guide to the Edward L. Stratton Diary, 1862-1864 Stratton, Edward L. Diary Ms2001-003

A Guide to the Edward L. Stratton Diary, 1862-1864

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Special Collections
Collection Number Ms2001-003


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Processed by: Nicole Hancock, Student Assistant and Kira A. Dietz, Archivist, Special Collections

Repository
Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.
Collection Number
Ms2001-003
Title
Edward L. Stratton Diary, 1862-1864
Physical Characteristics
0.2 cu. ft. 1 box
Creator
Stratton, Edward L., Captain
Language
English
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.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish material from Edward L. Stratton Diary must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Edward L. Stratton Diary, Ms2001-003, Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Acquisition Information

The Edward L. Stratton Diary was purchased by Special Collections in January 2001.

Processing Information

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


Scope and Content

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.


Index Terms

    Subjects:

  • Civil War
  • Folk, historical, and patent medicine
  • Medicine
  • Medicine, Military--History
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Diaries

Contents List

Box-Folder 1
1
Diary, 1862-1864
Box-Folder 1
2
Papers