Kelsey, Stephen R. Diary and Notes

Stephen R. Kelsey Diary and Notes,Ms.1990.029


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Repository
Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech
Identification
Ms.1990.029
Title
Stephen R. Kelsey Diary and Notes,1865, 1920
Quantity
0.1 Cubic Feet, 1 folder
Creator
Kelsey, Stephen R.
Language
The materials in the collection are in English.

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Scope and Contents

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

Rights Statement for Archival Description

The guide to the Stephen R. Kelsey Diary and Notes, by Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, is licensed under a CC0 (https://creativecommons.org/share-your-work/public-domain/cc0/).

Container List

folder 1
Diary and notes