Author:ELIAS D. SMITH

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1858 HANDWRITTEN ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT JOURNAL AND DIARY OF A WELL KNOWN PHILLIPSBURG NEW JERSEY MAN WHO WILL SOON BE A SERGEANT IN THE CIVIL WAR

By: ELIAS D. SMITH

Price: $1,455.99

Publisher: PHILLIPSBURG NEW JERSEY NJ, 1858

Seller ID: 0001336

Condition: Good


On offer is an interesting pre Civil War handwritten relic of New Jersey Americana being the original 1858 manuscript journal and diary of Elias D. Smith of Phillipsburg, New Jersey who would go on to serve as a Quarter Master Sergeant in the 14th New Jersey Volunteers during the Civil War. In a sporadic manner, many days he wrote a full page about what he did and how he felt and about the people, places and events of the day. He would also expound on some point of politics or a moment in history and its affect on America or the State. Historians and researchers concerned with the politics of ... View more info