Diary, 1864-1865.


Diary, 1864-1865.

Civil War diary of Moses A. Cleveland of the 7th Massachusetts Light Artillery Battery, copied by Cleveland from smaller volumes into one large volume and expanded from his memory of events. Included is a list of officers and privates of the 7th Battery and a few captured Confederate documents, including a letter from Brig. General Gideon J. Pillow to Col. George William Brent, a letter from W.B. Bate to Col. George G. Garner; and a copy of General Order No. 12, concerning Sabbath observance, signed by General Braxton Bragg.

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Cleveland, Moses A.

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Moses Allen Cleveland was born in Connecticut on October 30, 1822. After working as a farm laborer from a young age, Cleveland learned carpentry from a joiner in Hartford, Connecticut, in the late 1830s. Over the course of his life, he practiced numerous trades in New England, New York, and Ohio. On October 10, 1842, he married Eliza Ann Williams, a seamstress from Worcester, Massachusetts. In 1856, he briefly joined relatives in Ohio. His wife remained in Massachusetts, where she died shortly a...

Bate, W. B.

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Bragg, Braxton, 1817-1876

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Confederate Army officer, planter, and engineer. From the description of Braxton Bragg papers, 1833-1879 [microform]. (Rhinelander District Library). WorldCat record id: 44880220 Confederate General. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Mobile, to H. Storm, 1873 Oct. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270133497 Army officer. From the description of Braxton Bragg papers, 1861-1863. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79455179 G...

Brent, George William, 1821-1872

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Pillow, Gideon Johnson, 1806-1878

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Gideon Johnson Pillow (1806-1878) was born in Williamson County, Tennessee. He practiced law with James Knox Polk (1795-1849), the 11th presdient of the United States. Pillow was appointed Brigadier General of the U.S. Volunteers in 1846 and later promoted to Major General because of his friendship with President Polk. He served during the Mexican War (1846-1848) and fought during the battles of Vera Cruz, Cerro Gordo, Contreras, and Chapultepec. He was appointed Senior Major General of the Prov...

Garner, George G., ca.1829-

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