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Boyd, Robert A. (Robert Alexander), 1842-1909

 Person

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Robert A. Boyd Civil War diary - notebook. [digital]

 Digital Collection
Identifier: http://digitalcollections.vmi.edu/digital/collection/p15821coll11/id/1194

Robert A. Boyd Diary - Notebook

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0092
Scope and Contents One volume notebook, ca. 45 pages, containing miscellaneous personal notes (Dec. 1864-April 1865) and brief diary entries (January 1; April 3-13, 1865). Diary portion covers activities of the 1st Engineers Regiment during the last few days of the war; mentions surrender at Appomattox and includes pencil sketch of surrender site. Notes concern supplies, furloughs and desertions, guard rosters; also maxims and quotations from books.