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Guide to the John D. Axline diary, 1862, Nov. 6-1863, June 15

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Summary

Civil War diary (ca. 110 pp.) of Axline, a sergeant in Co. A, 9th Ohio Cavalry Regiment at the time of writing, including service in Ohio (Camp Chase, Zanesville, and Camp Dennison) and in Kentucky (Lexington, Richmond, London, Manchester, Barbourville, Williamsburg, Pine Mountain, and Cumberland River). There are descriptions of military action against small Confederate unites and guerillas in southeastern Kentucky, and of camp life.

Collection Details

Collection Number
RL.30113
Title
John D. Axline diary
Date
1862, Nov. 6-1863, June 15
Creator
Axline, John D., approximately 1842-
Extent
1 items
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Language
Materials in English

Collection Overview

Civil War diary (ca. 110 pp.) of Axline, a sergeant in Co. A, 9th Ohio Cavalry Regiment at the time of writing, including service in Ohio (Camp Chase, Zanesville, and Camp Dennison) and in Kentucky (Lexington, Richmond, London, Manchester, Barbourville, Williamsburg, Pine Mountain, and Cumberland River). There are descriptions of military action against small Confederate unites and guerillas in southeastern Kentucky, and of camp life.

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How to Cite

John D. Axline diary, 1862, Nov. 6-1863, June 15, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Contents of the Collection

John D. Axline diary, 1862, Nov. 6-1863, June 15
Folder 1
 

Historical Note

Enlisted ranks (private, sgt., sgt. maj.), then 2d Lt. (1865) in the 9th Ohio Cavalry.


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Provenance

Purchase 1984

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This finding aid was derived from a MARC record using a crosswalk defined in marc2ead_section.xsl. The finding aid was generated as part of a larger project to digitize several thousand small collections housed in Section A, January 2017.