Skip to main content Skip to search Skip to search results

Box 1

 Container

Contains 1 Collection or Record:

California Civil War diary

 box — Box: 1
Identifier: Box 1
Scope and Contents This collection is made of up one 2.75 x 4 inch diary bound in black leather with daily notes from August 22 to September 14, 1862, and miscellaneous notes and accounts in the back, some dating from 1863. Some pages, which were obviously written on, have been cut out. The writer was concerned with the land, making daily notes on the condition of the road, soil, timber, and water, as well as the game they see and harvest. He also kept a daily log of distances travelled and in the back of the...