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J. A. Young diary

Identifier: C MSS -M1890

Scope and Contents

Diary contains daily accounts of the United States Union Army during Civil War, descriptions of events and people.


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Language of Materials

Material is in English unless otherwise noted.

Conditions Governing Access

Contact Western History/Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colorado.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright is retained by the author of the items in this collection, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Biographical / Historical

John A. Young was an Adjutant in the 63rd Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry in the Union Army during the United States Civil War. Young entered the service on October 9, 1861. He was promoted from Sergeant Company A to Sergeant Major, June 3, 1863; to Adjutant, July 1, 1863 and mustered out with regiment on August 5, 1864.


1 envelope(s)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred from Frances Melrose papers (C MSS WH995).


Catalog record based on preliminary inventory.

Finding Aid for the J. A. Young diary,1863[manuscript]
Finding Aid prepared from MARC data.
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Repository Details

Part of the Denver Public Library, Western History and Genealogy Repository

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