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Transcription of the Joseph Newell Diary

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dc.contributor.author Newell, Joseph Keith
dc.date.accessioned 2011-05-11T20:32:08Z
dc.date.available 2011-05-11T20:32:08Z
dc.date.issued 1862
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10288/13691
dc.description.abstract Transcription of a diary, 19 March 1862 to 24 August 1862, of Joseph Keith Newell, a captain of the 10th Massachusetts Infantry during the Civil War. Diary runs from March to August of 1862, and describes the life of a Union soldier during the Peninsula Campaign. Describes his trip down the Potomac River from Washington, D.C., to Hampton, Virginia. Also includes a description of the Battle of Williamsburg, 5 May 1862, as well as his observations of the College of William & Mary. Newell also describes his participation in the Seven Days Battles and his time at Harrison's Landing, also known as Berkeley Plantation, in Charles City County, Virginia. Throughout the diary, Newell described his interaction with slaves who were abandoned as the Union Army approached. From the Joseph Newell Diary, Mss. Acc. 2011.270, Special Collections Research Center, Earl Gregg Swem Library, College of William and Mary. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher College of William and Mary, Earl Gregg Swem Library en_US
dc.subject Civil War en_US
dc.subject Battle of Williamsburg en_US
dc.subject Peninsula Campaign en_US
dc.subject Seven Days Battles en_US
dc.title Transcription of the Joseph Newell Diary en_US
dc.type Other en_US
dc.identifier.collectionId Mss. Acc. 2011.270
dcterms.isPartOf Joseph Keith Newell Diary

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