Piercton Warsaw Bone Prairie Indiana IN, 1862
Seller ID: 000794
On offer is a superb handwritten Civil War homefront diary of a young man who lives in Pierceton Indiana who heads to Warsaw and Bone Prairie, to teach school. On the very first page we read "John Galbreath's Day Book Bought in Warsaw Indiana of Mr. Lemon. March 26th, 1862." He ends a year later on April 1st, 1863. Although he's not a soldier, this is one of the most unique and well written 'homefront' diaries we have ever read. Mr. Galbreath provides an intimate and a detailed emotional picture about what life must have been like for this young man during this terrible time when so ma... View More...