Webster, E. H. diary (1865)

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Creator:Webster, E.H.
Creator:Hicks, Joyce
Creator:Coxwell, Allana
Creator:Thornton, Linda
Creator:Galati, Leslie Ann
Title:Webster, E. H. diary (1865)

This is the 111 page diary of E. H. (Ellery H.) Webster who served with 11th Vermont Infantry during the Civil War. The regiment designation was changed to then 1st Heavy Artillery on December 10, 1862. The regiment was assigned to the Northern Defenses of Washington, and later, to the Army of the Potomac. The diary includes Webster's reactions to the assassination of Abraham Lincoln and the capture of John Wilkes Booth and Jefferson Davis.

Local identification number: RG 285

Local identification number: webster.tif

Subjects:Webster, E.H. | Booth, John Wilkes, 1838-1865 | Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889 | Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 | United States. Army. Vermont Infantry, 11th | United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 | Vermont
Collection:Auburn University Libraries' Civil War Diaries
Institution:Auburn University Libraries
Contributors:Auburn University. Library. Special Collections and Archives
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E. H. Webster Diary, Auburn University Libraries. Special Collections and Archives.

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