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Collection Number: 03799-z

Collection Title: Wooster E. Woodbury Papers, 1862-1865

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Abstract Wooster E. Woodbury served in the 13th New Hampshire Infantry Regiment (13th New Hampshire Volunteers), Company C, during the Civil War. Wooster E. Woodbury kept this diary, 23 April-27 August 1863, while he was behind the lines in the Hampton Roads area of Virginia. Diary entries mention camp life, picket and guard duty, dress parades, inspections, a hospital, troop movements, working on fortifications, making roads, building a cook-house, pay day, and other matters. Also included is a promissory note, 1862, and Wooster's commission as a corporal, 1865.
Creator Woodbury, Wooster E., fl. 1862-1865.
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
No restrictions. Open for research.
Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Wooster E. Woodbury Papers #3799-z, Southern Historical Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Alternate Form of Material
Microfilm copy (filmed 2007) available.
  • Reel 1: Entire collection
Acquisitions Information
Purchased from F. M. Hill by the Acquisitions Department of the University Library in 1968, on the recommendation of the History Department.
Sensitive Materials Statement
Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the North Carolina Public Records Act (N.C.G.S. § 132 1 et seq.), and Article 7 of the North Carolina State Personnel Act (Privacy of State Employee Personnel Records, N.C.G.S. § 126-22 et seq.). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill assumes no responsibility.
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Wooster E. Woodbury served in the 13th New Hampshire Infantry Regiment (13th New Hampshire Volunteers), Company C, during the Civil War.

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Diary, 23 April-27 August 1863, of Wooster E. Woodbury, a federal soldier who served in the 13th New Hampshire Infantry Regiment (13th New Hampshire Volunteers), Company C, during the Civil War. Woodbury kept this diary while he was behind the lines in the Hampton Roads area of Virginia. Diary entries mention military life, picket and guard duty, dress parades, inspections, a hospital, troop movements, working on fortifications, making roads, building a cook-house, pay day, and other matters. Also included is a promissory note, 1862, and Wooster's commission as a corporal, 1865.

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Contents list

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Items separated include oversize paper (OP-3799/1).

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Processing Information

Processed by: SHC Staff, 1968

Encoded by: Nancy Kaiser, January 2005

Funding from the Watson-Brown Foundation, Inc., supported the encoding of this finding aid and microfilming of this collection.

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