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.
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[.]