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Document Details


Title: Diary of William Bircher, May, 1865
Document type: Diary
Accessibility: Paid Only
Repository: Alexander Street Press
Collection: The American Civil War: Letters and Diaries (Subscription only)
URL: http://www.alexanderstreet4.com/cgi-bin/asp/cwld/documentidx.pl?aspdocid=S1500-D035
Original Language: English
Time span: 1865
Speaker: Bircher, William, 1845-1917
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1845
Speaker place of birth: Indiana; United States; North America
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Military personnel; Musician
Age at speaking: 20
Document location: North Carolina
Document date: 02-May-1865
People discussed: Abraham Lincoln; Grant, Hiram Ulysses; Grant, Ulysses Simpson, 1822-1885; Halleck, Henry Wager, 1815-1875; Henry Wager Halleck; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Sherman, William Tecumseh, 1820-1891; Ulysses S. Grant; William Tecumseh Sherman
Organizations discussed: U.S. Army of the Potomac
Locations discussed: District of Columbia; Mexico; North America; Potomac River; Richmond, VA; United States; Virginia
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Abraham Lincoln; District of Columbia; Grant, Hiram Ulysses; Grant, Ulysses Simpson, 1822-1885; Halleck, Henry Wager, 1815-1875; Henry Wager Halleck; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Mexico; North America; Potomac River; Richmond, VA; Sherman, William Tecumseh, 1820-1891; U.S. Army of the Potomac; Ulysses S. Grant; United States; Virginia; William Tecumseh Sherman
Topics discussed - Other terms: Anger; Domestic life; Entertainment and recreation; Environment; Generals; Health; Hot weather; Military; Military homecomings; Military marches; Military parades; Military reviews; Military victories; Politics; Postwar reconstruction; Property destruction; Rumors; Sight-seeing; Union army; Veterans
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S1500-D035-4904