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Document Details


Title: Diary of David L. Day, February, 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=S2110-D006
Original Language: English
Time span: 1862
Speaker: Day, David L., 1822-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 27-Jan-1822
Speaker place of birth: Uxbridge, MA; Massachusetts; United States; North America
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Military personnel; Tradesman
Age at speaking: 40
Document location: Cape Hatteras, NC
Document date: 01-Feb-1862
People discussed: Ambrose Everett Burnside; Burnside, Ambrose Everett, 1824-1881; Foster, John Gray, 1823-1874; Henry Alexander Wise; John Gray Foster; O. Jennings Wise; Obadiah Jennings Wise; Wise, Henry Alexander, 1806-1876; Wise, O. Jennings, 1831-1862
Organizations discussed: Lost colony of Roanoke, 1585-1590?
Locations discussed: North America; North Carolina; Roanoke Island, NC; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Ambrose Everett Burnside; Burnside, Ambrose Everett, 1824-1881; Foster, John Gray, 1823-1874; Henry Alexander Wise; John Gray Foster; Lost colony of Roanoke, 1585-1590?; North America; North Carolina; O. Jennings Wise; Obadiah Jennings Wise; Roanoke Island, NC; United States; Wise, Henry Alexander, 1806-1876; Wise, O. Jennings, 1831-1862
Topics discussed - Other terms: Archaeological sites; Battle preparations; Battles; Bivouac; Confederate army; Entertainment and recreation; Environment; Guns; Health; Jokes and pranks; Law; Meals; Military; Military comradery; Military officers; Military uniforms; Military victories; Military war casualties; Post-battle writings; Pre-battle writings; Prisoners; Science and Technology; Surrenders; Swamps; Taking military prisoners; Writing formats
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S2110-D006-4970