Bancroft, John Milton Diary/Scrapbook

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Creator:Bancroft, John Milton, 1838-1918
Creator:Thornton, Linda
Creator:Hicks, Joyce
Title:Bancroft, John Milton Diary/Scrapbook

This document is the original diary book of Bancroft's handwritten comments, which he later turned into a scrapbook by adding various items. Some of the included items are photographs, newspaper clippings, drawings, cards, illustrations taken from various sources, etc. Bancroft's unit was involved in a large number of battles and campaigns including the battles of Antietam, Chancellorsville, Fredericksburg, Gettysburg, Malvern Hill, and Seven Days. Edited typescript published as "Notes--1861-1864: Army Life During the Rebellion with the Army of the Potomac, 5th Corps, 1st Division, 2nd Brigade, 4th Michigan Infantry," n.p., n.d

Local identification number: RG 095

Local identification number: Bancroft.tif

Types:Scrapbooks | Text
Subjects:Bancroft, John Milton, 1838-1918 | Antietam, Battle of, Md., 1862 | Balloon ascensions--Virginia | Chancellorsville, Battle of, Chancellorsville, Va., 1863 | Fredericksburg, Battle of, Fredericksburg, Va., 1862 | Gettysburg, Battle of, Gettysburg, Pa., 1863 | Malvern Hill, Battle of, Va., 1862 | Seven Days' Battles, Va., 1862 | United States. Army. Corps, 5th (1862-1865) | United States. Army. Michigan Infantry Regiment, 4th | United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Aerial operations | United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Balloons | United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 | Virginia | Michigan | Pennsylvania
Collection:Auburn University Libraries' Civil War Diaries
Institution:Auburn University Libraries
Contributors:Auburn University. Library. Special Collections and Archives
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John Milton Bancroft Diary/Scrapbook, Auburn University Libraries. Special Collections and Archives.

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