During the US Civil War, Charles H.
Peterson participated in the Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, Wilderness, and Petersburg
campaigns. He kept these diaries from 1863 to 1865. He tucked notes, correspondence,
currency, and newspaper clippings between the pages.
Charles Henry Peterson was a Union volunteer from Salem, New Jersey who fought in the US
Civil War. He participated in the Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, Wilderness, and Petersburg
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