John A. Saum account books and diary
3 notebooks, 1864-1880, containing financial accounts (business and personal), notes, and a few diary entries written by John A. Saum and his brother Joseph. The most notable diary entries are dated May-June 1864, including a very brief account of the Battle of New Market.
- 1864 - 1880
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Biographical / Historical
John Addison Saum, 1837-1878, of Edinburg, Shenandoah Co. Virginia; Confederate soldier; founder of Saum and Brother hardware in Edinburg.