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Charles Henry Snedeker Civil War Diary, RG 844


 

Date Span: 1863-1865

Biographical Sketch: Snedeker enlisted in Company H, 124th Illinois Infantry Regiment, in August, 1862. He was mustered out, with the rank of Sergeant, in August, 1865.

Scope / Content: Typescript of diary (May 1863-May 1865), describing the regiment's service in the Vicksburg and Meridian, Mississippi campaigns. The regiment was stationed at Vicksburg until March, 1865, when it was transferred to Fort Gaines, Alabama and participated in the Mobile campaign.

 


 
Diary is reproduced in 6 PDF files.  Download Adobe Acrobat reader for FREE at right.
File 1 May 26, 1863--June 28, 1863
File 2 June 29, 1863--November 30, 1863
File 3 December 1, 1863--February 25, 1864
File 4 February 25, 1864--June 29, 1864
File 5 June 30, 1864--December 31, 1864
File 6 January 1, 1865--May 31, 1865 + 
"History of Regimental Colors of 124th Illinois"


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