A Guide to the Stephen R. Kelsey Diary and Notes, 1865, 1920 Kelsey, Stephen R. Diary and Notes Ms1990-029

Stephen R. Kelsey Diary and Notes, 1865, 1920

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Collection Number Ms1990-029


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Repository
Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.
Collection Number
Ms1990-029
Title
Stephen R. Kelsey Diary and Notes, 1865, 1920
DIGITAL CONTENT
This collection has been digitized and is available online.
Physical Characteristics
0.1 cu. ft. 1 folder
Creator
Kelsey, Stephen R.
Language
English

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Scope and Content

Union soldier in the 5th New York Regiment, Battalion J, during the Civil War. Papers include a diary written between January and May 1865, while stationed in New York and Virginia. Participated in the occupation of Petersburg, Virginia, in April 1865. Entries refer to the assassination of Pres. Abraham Lincoln and the capture of Jefferson Davis. Also includes a typescript essay by Ernest Flint Kelsey (Stephen Kelsey's son) commenting on the diary.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • Civil War
  • Petersburg (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Diaries

Container List

This collection has been digitized and is available online.

Folder 1
Diary and notes,

Please note: The current finding aid includes only minimal description of the collection. If you have questions, please contact Special Collections (specref@vt.edu) for more information.