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Guide to the Samuel Wilkinson Diary, 1861-1864

Collection number: MS 166

Size: 1 item
(0.10 cu.ft.)


About Samuel Wilkinson

Samuel Wilkinson of Great Falls, N.H. (now Walpole) enlisted in Company F of the
Fourth Regiment NH Volunteers on September 4, 1861 and mustered in as a Private on
September 20. His regiment was initially assigned to the southern theatre – South
Carolina, Georgia, and Florida – before returning north to fight at Petersburg,
Richmond, and to participate in the retaking of Fort Sumter. He is listed as
missing.


About the Samuel Wilkinson Diary

The diary was written in an unused ledger book and covers the two-year period from
September 1861 to October 1863, and from January to April 1864.


Administrative Information

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Preferred Citation

Samuel Wilkinson Diary, 1861-1864, MS 166, Milne Special Collections and
Archives, University of New Hampshire Library, Durham, NH, USA.

Acquisitions Information

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