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ARMOR, WILLIAM CRAWFORD.
William Crawford Armor diary, 1864

Emory University

Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library

Atlanta, GA 30322

404-727-6887

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Permanent link: http://pid.emory.edu/ark:/25593/8xxgv


Descriptive Summary

Creator: Armor, William Crawford.
Title: William Crawford Armor diary, 1864
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 678
Extent: .125 linear ft. (1 partial box)
Abstract:Diary of William Crawford Armor, Union officer and aide to General John W. Geary, who served with the 28th Pennsylvania Volunteers and the 2nd Division, 20th Army Corps, during the Atlanta Campaign in 1864.
Language:Materials entirely in English.

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Unrestricted access.

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All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.

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Citation

[after identification of item(s)], William Crawford Armor diary, Manuscript, Archives and Rare Book Library, Emory University.


Collection Description

Biographical Note

William Crawford Armor, Union officer, served with the 28th Pennsylvania Volunteers and the 2nd Division, 20th Army Corps, during the Civil War. He was an aide to General John W. Geary, and was present during the shelling of Atlanta.

William Crawford Armor, Union officer, served with the 28th Pennsylvania Volunteers and the 2nd Division, 20th Army Corps, during the Civil War. He was an aide to General John W. Geary, and was present during the shelling of Atlanta.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of the diary (August 20 -September 23, 1864) of William Crawford Armor which describes his duties as General John W. Geary's aide, the Atlanta Campaign, an exchange of prisoners, and other events.


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