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Charles E. Ripley diary, 1863-1864

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Type: Diaries | Text
Creator: Ripley, Charles E.
Title: Charles E. Ripley diary, 1863-1864
Date: 1863-1864
Description: This collection consists of an 1864 Civil War diary that covers events like the capture of Atlanta and Sherman's March to the Sea. Also included is documentation of daily skirmishes and cannonades, as well as military movement and analysis.

Charles E. Ripley, Color Sergeant, 21st Wisconsin, enlisted as a corporal August 15, 1862, and served with his unit through the end of the war, being mustered out at Washington on June 8, 1865.

America's Turning Point: Documenting the Civil War Experience in Georgia received support from a Digitizing Historical Records grant awarded to the Atlanta History Center, Georgia Historical Society, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, and the Digital Library of Georgia by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

Subjects: United States. Army. Wisconsin Infantry Regiment, 21st (1862-1865) | Georgia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Campaigns | Atlanta Campaign, 1864 | Sherman's March to the Sea
Contributors: Hargrett Library
Online Publisher: [Athens, Ga.] : Digital Library of Georgia in association with the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, 2012
Original Material: Charles E. Ripley diary, MS 3589. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.
Rights and Usage: Cite as: Charles E. Ripley diary, MS 3589. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries., as presented in the Digital Library of Georgia.
Persistent Link to Item: http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/harg/turningpoint/id:harg3589-001-001

Related Institutions: Digital Library of Georgia
Georgia Historical Society
Atlanta History Center
Hargrett Library
Collection Information: America's Turning Point: Documenting the Civil War Experience in Georgia