John C. Grover Civil War journal


Creator: Grover, John C. (John Charles), 1844-1903
Date(s): 1861-1865
Call Number: MSS 0097, Item 0032
Language: Materials entirely in English.
Abstract: 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.
Physical Description: 1 volume (92 pages) 20 cm
Source: Purchase.
Processing: Processed by and encoded Kate Hand, November 2007. Updated by E. Evan Echols, April 2014 Finding aid prepared using Describing Archives: A Content Standard