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Andersonville Prison

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James Bostwick Robinson diaries

 Collection
Identifier: BUSC-2023-003
Overview This collection includes the diaries of James Bostwick Robinson (1840 - 1912) for the years 1860, 1862, 1863, 1864, 1865, and 1866, as well as a later, undated autograph book. The diaries cover much of Robinson's service in the 85th New York Volunteers. He discusses army life in some detail, including his time in Andersonville Prison in Georgia beginning in April 1864. Robinson frequently mentions his health problems, and at the end of each diary records his spending in detail. At the end of...
Dates: 1860 - 1866 and undated