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Diary entry by Matthew Marvin – June 27

June 27, 2014 - 9:00am -- Anonymous (not verified)

Diary entries by Matthew Marvin, Corporal in the 1st Minnesota Regiment who was wounded at Gettysburg. Marvin has been discharged, and is now home at his family’s farm in St. Charles, Illinois where he spends his time helping his family, visiting friends, and occasionally working in a friend’s store.

Clowning Around

June 27, 2014 - 12:01am -- Anonymous (not verified)

Clowning Around

“The Sturgis Affair: Loss of the Ninth Minnesota” and “Grant Occupies a Rebel Position”, The Saint Paul Press – June 26, 1864

June 26, 2014 - 9:00am -- Anonymous (not verified)

Red Wing vase

June 26, 2014 - 12:01am -- Anonymous (not verified)

Red Wing vase

Diary entry by James N. Woodbury, 9th Regiment, Co C., who has been taken captive by rebels and is being held at Andersonville Prison, Georgia– June 25, 1864

June 25, 2014 - 9:00am -- Anonymous (not verified)

Arrived at the Prison[,] a dismal looking place[.] gav into Prison as rather inside the stockade[.] about 3 […] rashions  rather small[.] sleep on the ground[.]

Loons

June 25, 2014 - 12:01am -- Anonymous (not verified)

Loons

Letter from John N. Bradford, of the Fourth Minnesota Regiment, in Scottsboro, Alabama, to his wife, Libbie Bradford, telling of a difficult march and its effect on the soldiers – June 24, 1864

June 24, 2014 - 9:00am -- Anonymous (not verified)

Partial transcription of the letter:

Scotsbourrough, June 24, 1864
Darling
we left Huntsvill June 22[.] we marched that day 10 miles[.] I marched in the ranks[.] it was verry warm[.] June 23rd marched 18 miles[.] […] 24th marched 19 miles[,] verry warm[.] five men sun stroke[.] one man shot dead in our Brig by accident[.] a cassion shell burst in a cassion of the 12th Wis Battery[,] killed six men and two horses[.] it has been a verry unlucky day for ous [us][.] […] with much love
John

Motor Corps Coat

June 24, 2014 - 12:01am -- Anonymous (not verified)

Motor Corps Coat

“Petersburg Not Yet Taken” and “Disaster to the Ninth Regiment”, The St. Cloud Democrat – June 23, 1864

June 23, 2014 - 9:00am -- Anonymous (not verified)

Sample Card of Beads

June 23, 2014 - 12:01am -- Anonymous (not verified)

Sample Card of Beads

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