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Stauffer (Nelson) Civil War Diary
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  • Contributing Institution: Special Collections & Archives
    Title: Nelson Stauffer Civil War Diary
    Creator: Stauffer, Nelson
    Identifier/Call Number: SC.NS
    Extent: 0.20 linear feet
    Date (inclusive): 1862-1865
    Abstract: Nelson Stauffer enlisted in Co. A, 63rd Regiment, Illinois Infantry during the US Civil War. He kept a diary from 1862-1865. In it, he writes of his enlistment, training, troop movements, interactions with other soldiers, daily work assignments, patrolling, and a brief illness. He also describes the actions of some African-Americans he encountered while marching in the South, battlefield conditions, and the burning of Columbia, South Carolina.
    Language of Material: English

    Electronic Format:

    Facsimile copies of this work, titled Civil War Diary,  are available to researchers as a part of the American Classics Facsimile Series. It is available electronically as a part of the Civil War Narratives  project.

    Conditions Governing Access:

    The collection is open for research use.

    Biographical Information:

    Nelson Stauffer enlisted in Co. A, 63rd Regiment, Illinois Infantry during the US Civil War.

    Preferred Citation:

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

    Scope and Contents

    Nelson Stauffer's diary, which he kept while fighting the US Civil War between 1862 and 1865, details his enlistment, training, troop movements, interactions with other soldiers, daily work assignments, patrolling, and a brief illness. He also describes the actions of some African-Americans he encountered while marching in the South, battlefield conditions, and the burning of Columbia, South Carolina.

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    Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection has not been transferred to California State University, Northridge.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