Bisbee, George W. diary (1863)

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Creator:Bisbee, George W.
Creator:Thornton, Linda
Creator:Hicks, Joyce
Title:Bisbee, George W. diary (1863)

This is the diary of George W. Bisbee who served with the 9th Vermont Infantry during the Civil War. It contains entries January 1-October 10, 1863. Bisbee refers to guarding Confederate prisoners at Camp Douglas, Ill., transporting prisoners to City Point, Va., and exchanging them for Union parolees. Bisbee also describes a soldiers' oratory club to which he belonged, an athletic contest against the 18th New York Infantry, and the author's hospitalization.

Local identification number: RG 138

Local identification number: Bisbee tif

Subjects:Bisbee, George W. | United States. Army. Vermont Infantry, 9th (1862-1865) | United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 | United States
Collection:Auburn University Libraries' Civil War Diaries
Institution:Auburn University Libraries
Contributors:Auburn University. Library. Special Collections and Archives
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George W. Bisbee Diary, Auburn University Libraries. Special Collections and Archives.

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