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Edward T. Beall Civil War diary

Identifier: MS-0355
Diary of sixteen year old soldier Edward T. Beall, covering period September 1862 -October 1863. The diary contains very brief entries concerning regimental activities, such as miles marched and the location of camps. The volume begins with a short biographical sketch of Beall's early life. The volume also contains poetry/song, including "When This Cruel War is Over," "The Little Girl," and "Lieutenant General Jackson."


  • 1862 September-1863 October


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1 items (bound volume, 7.5 inches x 6 inches x 1/2 inches)

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.

Physical Location

Manuscripts Stacks

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.

Repository Details

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Preston Library
Lexington VA 24450