Henry Wendelken Civil War Diary of 1863
|Title:||Henry Wendelken Civil War Diary of 1863|
|Call Number:||MS 88-02|
|Size:||0.25 linear feet|
|Acquisition:||Purchased from Alice Wendelken|
|Processed By:||LTM, 7-15-1987; SC, 1998; MN, 2-9-2010|
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Henry Wendelken, a Union soldier in the U.S. Civil War, penned the entries in this diary from January 1 to June 29, 1863 while he served in the Western Theater of the Civil War around Tennessee and Mississippi. He was a member of Company B, 39th Ohio Volunteer Infantry. The account mainly describes marches, drills, camp routines and weather conditions. A broadside that lists the men who served in the unit is also included, and it contains a brief history of the regiment.
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Series 1 ‒ Diary
|Box 1||FF 1||Contains a diary of a daily account of events from January 1 to June 29, 1863 while Henry Wendelken served as a Union soldier on the Western Theatre around Tennessee and Mississippi. He was a member of Company B, 39th Ohio Volunteer Infantry. The account mainly speaks of marches, drill, camp routine and the weather conditions.|
|Box 1||FF 2||Typed transcription of diary by Special Collections’ staff.|