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Civil War diary of James A. Minish, 1861 September-1862 January

 Item — Box: 97, Shelf: Bound Manuscripts/Ledgers
Identifier: 2019-SC-023

Scope and Contents

Manuscript diary of Civil War soldier Private James A. Minish, 105th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteers. With spiral-bound, typescript transcription of the diary and additional letters, edited and annotated by M. L. Brown. The diary includes descriptions of Minish's visits to Washington D.C. and Mount Vernon.


  • Creation: 1861 September-1862 January

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research during scheduled appointments. Researchers must complete the Washington Library’s Special Collections and Archives Registration Form before access is provided. The library reserves the right to restrict access to certain items for preservation purposes.


109 pages

Language of Materials


Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections at The George Washington Presidential Library at Mount Vernon Repository

PO Box 3600
Mount Vernon VA 22121