||This journal was owned by Private John C. Grover of the Massachusetts 17th Infantry and chronicles his experiences fighting
in the American Civil War from 1861 to 1865. Grover's journal contains frequent, autograph entries chronicling his experiences
as a Union soldier in the Civil War from September 18, 1861, to July 27, 1865. Entries are short, but they provide information
on troop movements, battles (occurring in North Carolina), orders, Grover's pay, the supplies he received, his daily activities,
and news from other regiments. He also mentioned many soldiers dying of fever.