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Edmund F. Perkins Civil War diary and account book, 1864-1865.
Perkins, Edmund F., 1837-1921.
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Vermont Historical Society Library  MSC 210:24  Manuscript  Vault-Manuscript 


Personal Author : Perkins, Edmund F., 1837-1921.
Title : Edmund F. Perkins Civil War diary and account book, 1864-1865.
Physical Description : 1 vol.
Summary :

A combined diary and account book kept by Edmund F. Perkins from October 1, 1864 to April 27, 1865 while he served in Louisiana and Alabama. The entries are extremely short and contain information about the weather, his health, letters written and received, military duties, and monetary transactions.

Biographical or historical data :

Edmund F. Perkins, the son of William and Lucia Perkins, was born February 2, 1837 in Johnson, Vermont. He enlisted on December 14, 1861 as a wagoner in Company E of the Seventh Vermont Volunteer Regiment. He re-enlisted as a private on February 29, 1864 and mustered out on March 14, 1866. He married Melissa Bedel on February 2, 1860 and after the war worked as a shoemaker in Johnson, Vermont. He died April 20, 1921.

Corporate Subject : United States. Army. Vermont Infantry Regiment, 7th 1862-1866. Company E.
Subject Term : Soldiers Vermont Diaries.
Geographic Term : United States History Civil War, 1861-1865 Personal narratives.
United States History Civil War, 1861-1865 Economic aspects.
Vermont History Civil War, 1861-1865 Personal narratives.
Vermont History Civil War, 1861-1865 Economic aspects.
Johnson (Vt. : Town) Archival resources.
Genre/Form : Diaries.
Accounts.