About the Digital Collection
Diary of Allen's service as a hospital steward with the 22nd New York Cavalry, 1864-1865, with brief entries describing the battle of the Wilderness, Jubal Early's Valley campaign, and the siege of Petersburg. Also contains personal financial accounts and weekly reports on the regimental sick, and a reference to Allen's postwar return to Ohio.
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