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Francis Marion Bishop Diary, 1864

Identifier: M61

Scope and Contents

Collection contains a diary kept while Bishop was on the staff at Rock Island Military Prison. Several lacunae, e.g. no entries Jan. 21-June 30..


  • 1864

Language of Materials

Material is in English unless otherwise noted.

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

All requests for permission to publish, reproduce, or quote from material in the collection should be discussed with the appropriate librarian or archivist. Permission for publication may be given on behalf of the Denver Public Library as the owner of the physical item. It is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained by the customer. The Library does not assume any responsibility for infringement of copyright or publication rights of the manuscript held by the writer, heirs, donors, or executors. Reproduction restrictions are decided on a case-by-case basis.

Biographical / Historical

Francis Marion Bishop was in the Union Army during Civil War. Wounded at Fredericksburg 1862. Transferred to Veterans Reserve Corps and served at Rock Island Military Prison. After the war, was topographer with J.W. Powell on 2nd Colorado River expedition.


1 envelope(s) (1 volume)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source unknown.

Finding Aid for the Francis Marion Bishop Diary, 1864
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Repository Details

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

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