James A. Sprowl journal 1862
James A. Sprowl journal
Sprowl, James A. (James Alexander), 1840-1916
James Alexander Sprowl, a young man from Gibson County, Ind., enlisted in the Union army on October 21st, 1861, and was assigned to Company B of the 58th Indiana Infantry. His journal contains brief daily entries from March 26th through September 14th, 1862. Sprowl's descriptions are spare, but while lacking detail, they do give an impression of the rough edges of life in the service.
The material is in English.
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