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Robert A. Boyd notebook and diary

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0092
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a one volume notebook (approximately 45 pages) that contains personal notes (December 1864 to April 1865) and brief diary entries (January 1; April 3 to 13, 1865).The diary portion covers activities of the 1st Engineers Regiment during the last few days of the Civil War. The diary also mentions the surrender at Appomattox, Virginia, and includes a pencil sketch of surrender site. Notes concern supplies, furloughs, desertions, guard rosters, and maxims and quotations...

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  • Names: Boyd, Robert A. (Robert Alexander), 1842-1909 X