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Document Details


Title: Diary of Elisha Franklin Paxton, December, 1862
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=S1551-D028
Original Language: English
Time span: 1862
Speaker: Paxton, Elisha Franklin, 1828-1863
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 04-Mar-1828
Speaker place of birth: Rockbridge County, VA; Virginia; United States; North America
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Businessman; Lawyer; Military personnel
Age at speaking: 34
Document location: Spotsylvania Court House, VA
Document date: 04-Dec-1862
Topics discussed - Other terms: Ambition; Economics; Entertainment and recreation; Health; Military; Military marches; Military relationships; Military retreats; Mortality; Poverty; Relationships; Religion; Sense of duty; Separation from spouse; Sermons; Soldiers; Sons; Supplies and provisions; Union army
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S1551-D028-3196