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1862 HANDWRITTEN MANUSCRIPT CIVIL WAR DIARY BY A PROLIFIC 20 YR. OLD MASSACHUSETTS WOMAN

By: Lizzie A. Barber

Price: $3,455.99

Publisher: West Northfield Massachusetts MA, 1862

Seller ID: 000646

Condition: Very Good


On offer is an original 1862 diary by Lizzie A. Barber of W. Northfield, Massachusetts. Lizzie is a prolific diarist and while she deals with the matters of being a young lady turning 20 years old, like graduating from school and going into her first teaching job, this is moreso a detailed home front Civil War account as Lizzie gives evidence of her knowledge of Civil War battles, local troop deployments, prisoner exchanges, deaths, etc. Here are some of the entries: "239 Union prisoners exchanged from Richmond (VA), Albert Graves and Philand Stricter among them", "Albert Graves an... View more info