Asa Sackman Diaries

collection

Asa Sackman Diaries

Campus:
San Diego State University
Library:
Library and Information Access
Subject(s):
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 ; United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Sources
Description:
Asa Sackman was a private in the 44th Regiment, Co. G, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, under Captain John M. Newkirk. He entered service at age 22, fought for three years, and transferred to Co. G, 8th Ohio Volunteer Cavalry on January 4th, 1864. His status in the Official Roster of the Soldiers of the State of Ohio is listed as veteran. This collection consists of seven manuscript diaries, written while Asa Sackman was serving in the 44th Regiment, Company G, of the Ohio Volunteer Infantry. The diaries date from October 1861, his first month of service, to August 1862. Sackman writes almost daily about the company's movements and actions, the weather, and camp conditions, and occasionally describes encounters with Confederate troops.
Dates covered:
1861-1862
Language(s):
English
Collection Size:
0.20 linear feet
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Citation Sample:
Identification of item, folder title, box number, Asa Sackman Diaries, Special Collections and University Archives, Library and Information Access, San Diego State University.
Collection policy:
This collection is open for research. The copyright interests in the materials found in this collection have not been transferred to San Diego State University. Special Collections and University Archives can only grant permission to publish materials for which it is the copyright holder.