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Edward T. Beall Civil War Diary, 1863. Edit


MS 0355


  • 1863 (Creation)


  • 1 items (Whole)
    bound volume, 7.5 " x 6" x 1/2"


  • Scope and Contents

    Diary of sixteen year old soldier Edward T. Beall, covering period September 1862 -October 1863. Very brief entries concerning regimental activities (miles marched, location of camps, etc.). The volume begins with a short biographical sketch of Beall's early life. The volume also contains poetry/song: "When This Cruel War is Over", "The Little Girl", "Lieutenant General Jackson"

  • Biographical / Historical

    Edward T. Beall born. ca. 1847, West Virginia; enlisted CSA February 1862; private Co. H., 62nd Virginia Infantry Regiment; farmer; date of death unknown.

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  • Preferred Citation

    Edward T. Beall diary. MS 0355, Virginia Military Institute Archives

  • Related Book

    See the book 62nd Virginia Infantry by Roger U. Delauter [Publisher: Lynchburg, Va. : H.E. Howard, ©1988.] for a complete history of about Beall's regiment.