J. A. Young diary
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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- Young, J. A.,soldier. (Person)
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.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Transferred from Frances Melrose papers (C MSS WH995).
Catalog record based on preliminary inventory.
- Diaries Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- United States. Army -- Military life -- History.
- United States. Army. Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment, 63rd (1861-1864)
- Young, J. A. -- Archives,
- Finding Aid for the J. A. Young diary,1863[manuscript]
- Finding Aid prepared from MARC data.
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