John P. Reynolds journal  1861
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Title: John P. Reynolds journal
Creator: Reynolds, John P., b. ca. 1841
Inclusive dates: 1861
Extent: 239 pages
John P. Reynolds, Jr., was 19 years old when he enlisted in the Salem Light Infantry, one of the first units to respond to Lincoln's call for volunteers in 1861 at the beginning of the Civil War. His journal provides an account of life in the army during the opening states of the war, and includes long, detailed passages describing drills, parades, ceremonies and celebrations, and the ways in which soldiers chose to entertain themselves.
Language: The material is in English.
Repository: William L. Clements Library, University of Michigan
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The University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1190
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