Isaac Sansbury's Diary [1864]
 


Citation

Sansbury, Isaac, “Isaac Sansbury's Diary [1864],” Appalachian State University Libraries Digital Collections, accessed May 22, 2024, https://omeka.library.appstate.edu/items/show/37360.


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Title

Isaac Sansbury's Diary [1864]

Description

Isaac Sansbury's Diary chronicles Sansbury's service with the 2nd West Virginia Volunteer Cavalry (Co. A) for the year 1864, at age 17. The diary measures 3.5" x 2". Sansbury was from Ohio and born in 1847. Most entries only cite current locations, which were primarily in West Virginia. It also contains a list which appears to be members of his company. The diary also provides pages pertaining to a "Counting House Almanac," "Rates of Postage," "Eclipses in 1864," and phases of the moon for each month.

Subject

Sansbury, Isaac--Diaries
West Virginia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Personal narratives
United States--Army--West Virginia Volunteer Cavalry, 2nd (1861-1865)

Creator

Sansbury, Isaac

Date

1864

Format

PDF
Diaries

Extent

95 pages
12.8 MB

Language

English

Type

Text

Identifier

231_IsaacSansbury_1864_M

Coverage

West Virginia

Spatial Coverage

https://www.geonames.org/4826850/west-virginia.html

Temporal Coverage

1860s

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