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1863 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT DIARY HANDWRITTEN BY A WEST CENTRAL OHIO WOMAN WHO MOST REMARKABLY HAS NO KNOWLEDGE OF THE WAR BEING FOUGHT AROUND HER

By: DELORES DUNN

Price: $2,055.99

Publisher: DE GRAFF, OHIO, 1863

Seller ID: 0008121

Condition: Good


On offer is an interesting, rather matter-of-fact 19th Century, Civil War era diary that recounts life in middle America with the awful backdrop of an awful war. The diary measures 4.75 inches by 3 inches. It contains 122 pages of entries plus memoranda. The leather cover is worn but intact as are all of the pages. The handwriting is a combination of ink and pencil. Many of the pencilled entries are faded. Delores Dunn lives in the area of De Graff, OH, about 30 miles north of Springfield. In 1860, she is single and lives with her parents and context suggests on a farm. She notes the visits of... View more info