Found 5 collections related to Soldiers -- United States -- Diaries

Holmes, Philip W., 1836-1906
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1425
.31 linear feet (2 volumes)
Diary of Philip W. Holmes, April 9-30, 1861, kept while a member of the 13th New York Regiment, Co. G. Joined regiment in New York, was stationed in Annapolis and Baltimore on a guard duty. Gives minute details of army and camp life including... more
Buxton, Otis F
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 446
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Diary kept by Otis F. Buxton while serving in the U.S. Army. Buxton, along with his cousin Homer A. Buxton and friends Alfred P. Ranney, Walter W. Ranney, and J. Hunt Clark, enlisted in August 1862 from Westminster, VT., and served in Co. "B",... more
Dyer, William Holmes
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division
.2 linear feet (1 volume)
The memoirs are written in a narrative form, and begin at the point that Dyer decided to enlist in the Army, through the Armistice, his return to the States and discharge from the Army. Dyer briefly discusses the period spent at Ft. Des Moines and... more
Ayer, Edward Everett, 1841-1927
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4697
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Narrative of his journey across the plains in 1860, from his home in Harvard, Ill., to see San Francisco; subsequent service as corporal and sergeant, 1st California Cavalry and lieutenant, 1st New Mexico Infantry, serving in California, Arizona... more
Isaacs, Joseph
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1525
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Diary of Joseph Isaacs, [Corporal?] U.S. Army Co. A, 9th New York Volunteers (Hawkins Zouaves), kept from May 1, 1861-Feb 4. 1862. Mustered in New York City, thence to Newport News, VA.; covered retreat after engagement at Big Bethel; mutiny of... more