Manuscript Collection

Benjamin Whitman Mayo Civil War Diary - Accession 630 - M271 (321)

Title

Benjamin Whitman Mayo Civil War Diary - Accession 630 - M271 (321)

Files

Identifier

Accession 630 - M271 (321)

Inclusive Dates

1861-1862

Restrictions

Open under the rules and regulations of the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections

Collection Size

18 pieces

Language

English;

Scope and Content Note

The Benjamin Mayo Diary consists of a typescript copy of Massachusetts resident Benjamin Mayo’s unpublished Civil War Diary. Benjamin Whitman Mayo (1836-1908) served in the Union Army in Company I, 25th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry during the American Civil War. He describes the condition of the army, it’s movements, and army life during the American Civil War.

Provenance

The Benjamin Whitman Mayo Civil War Diary was donated by Benjamin Mayo of Rock Hill, SC on January 29, 1985.

Copyright

For information concerning copyright please contact the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections at Winthrop University.

Benjamin Whitman Mayo Civil War Diary - Accession 630 - M271 (321)

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