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Guide to the James F. Dargan Civil War Diary and Scrapbook, 1862-1863
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  • Overview of the Collection
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  • Administrative Information
  • Scope and Contents

  • Overview of the Collection

    Collection Title: James F. Dargan Civil War Diary and Scrapbook
    Dates: 1862-1863
    Identification: SC/JFD
    Creator: Dargan, James F.
    Physical Description: 0.21 linear feet
    Language of Materials: English
    Repository: Special Collections
    Abstract: James F. Dargan served as a Union solder in the US Civil War. Between September 17, 1862 and August 27, 1863 he kept a diary which includes descriptions of his enlistment, camp life, gossip about fellow soldiers, military discipline, and other aspects of his service. Scattered throughout the diary are lines of verse, original sketches, clippings from various sources, pressed flowers, ribbons, cards, and other ephemera.
    Note:
    Bound and restored by E.A. Thompson, February 1975.

    Biographical Information:

    James F. Dargan served as a Union soldier during the US Civil War.

    Access Terms

    This Collection is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.

    Genre/Form of Material:

    Diaries
    Ephemera

    Geographic Name:

    United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives

    Personal Name:

    Dargan, James F., d. 1882

    Administrative Information

    Conditions Governing Use:

    Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection has not been transferred to California State University, Northridge. Copyright status for other materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

    Conditions Governing Access:

    The collection is open for research use.

    Other Format:

    Additional copies of this work,  titled My Experiences in Service: or, A Nine Months Man, have been made available to researchers in cooperation with the Bibliographic Society of California State University, Northridge.

    Preferred Citation:

    [Identification of item], [date], James F. Dargan Civil War Diary and Scrapbook, Special Collections and Archives, Oviatt Library, California State University, Northridge.

    Scope and Contents

    Between September 17, 1862 and August 27, 1863 James F. Dargan kept a diary which includes descriptions of his enlistment, camp life, gossip about fellow soldiers, military discipline, and other aspects of his service. Scattered throughout the diary are lines of verse, original sketches, clippings from various sources, pressed flowers, ribbons, cards, and other ephemera.