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  • Language of Material: English
    Contributing Institution: Special Collections & Archives
    Title: Charles H. Peterson Pocket Diary Collection
    Creator: Peterson, Charles Henry
    Identifier/Call Number: SC.CHP
    Extent: 0.21 linear feet
    Date (inclusive): 1863-1865
    Abstract: 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.
    Language of Material: English

    Biographical Information:

    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 campaigns.

    Scope and Contents

    The Charles H. Peterson Pocket Diary Collection documents his participation in the Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, Wilderness, and Petersburg campaigns during the US Civil War. He tucked notes, correspondence, currency, and newspaper clippings between the pages. The collection includes notes, correspondence, currency, and newspaper clippings that were tucked between the pages of the three diaries.

    Electronic Format:

    Digital reproductions of items in this collection are available electronically as a part of the Civil War Narratives   project.

    Conditions Governing Access:

    The collection is open for research use.

    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    Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection has not been transferred to California State University, Northridge.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.

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    For information about citing items in this collection consult the appropriate style manual, or see the Citing Archival Materials  guide.

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    Ephemera