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Diary of Owen W. Davis, Jr.

Identifier: M194 .D38569
Scope and Contents

Typescript copy of the diary of Owen W. Davis, Jr., from June 17, 1862, to September 27, 1862, recording his experience as an enlisted soldier in the Union Army during the Civil War. Topics include minor skirmishes, court marial duties, capture and parole, and routine duties while stationed in northern Virginia, Washington, DC, and Maryland. Davis (Bowdoin College Class of 1864) left college to enlist with the 7th Squadron, Rhode Island Cavalry

Dates: 1862