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Ella Casaday Diary, 1864

Ella Casaday Diary, 1864
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Scope and Contents
Diary, 1864, of Ella Casaday of Tompkins County, New York, who was approximately 17 years old during 1864. Includes information about the Civil War and its effects on her hometown, including political parties, hearing a "war sermon," the election of 1864, and other actions of Lincoln. She also wrote about her daily life, including religion, her schooling, a marriage between to African Americans, and relationships with friends and family. Finally, the diary also includes mention of her work, which was at a doctor's office.
Casaday, Ella
New York (State)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Teenage girls--Diaries
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Diaries

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Acquisition Note
 Source: Purchase. Originally Mss. Acc. 2011.609.
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Civil War Resources in the Special Collections Research Center
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Ella Casaday Diary, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary
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