Stratton, Edward L. Diary

Edward L. Stratton Diary, 1862-1864 Ms.2001.003


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Nicole Hancock, Student Assistant and Kira A. Dietz, Archivist

Repository
Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech
Identification
Ms.2001.003
Title
Edward L. Stratton Diary,1862-1864
URL:
http://ead.lib.virginia.edu/vivaxtf/view?docId=vt/viblbv01216.xml
Quantity
0.2 Cubic Feet 1 box
Creator
Stratton, Edward L., Captain
Language
The materials in the collection are in 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

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Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: [identification of item], [box], [folder], Edward L. Stratton Diary, Ms2001-003, Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Source of Acquisition

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 Contents

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.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • 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

Rights Statement for Archival Description

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

Container List

box-folder 1 folder: 1
Diary
1862-1864
box-folder 1 folder: 2
Papers