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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.

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