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Wilbur Nelson papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00159
Scope and Contents This collection consists of Nelson's war diaries, several transcriptions, a narrative describing Nelson's war experiences, and a muster roll. Nelson wrote his diaries in shorthand. Included are his original diary for 1864, typed and handwritten transcriptions of the 1864 diary, and a typed transcription of Nelson's diary for 1865 (the original is not included in the collection). The narrative, written by Nelson's grandson Gaylord Nelson, is based on Wilbur Nelson's diary for 1863 and his...
Dates: 1864 - 1865

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  • Subject: United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 X
  • Subject: United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 X
  • Repository: University Archives and Historical Collections X
  • Names: United States. Army. Michigan Infantry Regiment, 8th (1861-1865) X
  • Names: Nelson, Gaylord, 1886-1947 X