The Resource George M. Rogers diary

George M. Rogers diary

Label
George M. Rogers diary, 1863
Title
George M. Rogers diary
Inclusive dates
1863
Creator
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This collection includes a diary created by George M. Rogers regarding his experiences of the Siege of Vicksburg from May 5, 1863 to July 4, 1863. The diary starts on May 1, 1863, with his regiment marching to Milliken Bend near Richmond, Louisiana. Rogers describes his participation as a skirmisher in the Battle of Black River on May 18, 1863; his participation in the Union assaults on Vicksburg starting on May 22, 1863; his participation in the Battle of Milliken's Bend on June 7, 1863; the Union attempt to exploit explosives placed under the Confederate line on June 25, 1863. The diary ends describing Confederate General John Pemberton asking Union General Ulysses S. Grant for truce on July 3, 1863 and the surrender of Vicksburg on July 4, 1863
Biographical or historical data
George M. Rogers was born on July 21, 1830 in St. John's, Ohio. He enlisted in the 57th Ohio Infantry Regiment, Company C, on September 2, 1861. He was promoted to Full Quarter Master Sergeant on October 1, 1861 and promoted to 1st Sergeant on August 2, 1863. He mustered out of service on July 12, 1864. He died on June 13, 1910 in Wapakoneta, Auglaize County, Ohio. He is buried in Greenlawn Cemetery in Wapokoneta, Ohio.
Cataloging source
ISL
Label
George M. Rogers diary
Link
http://www.in.gov/library/finding-aid/S1809%20Rogers%20George%20M%20Diary.pdf
Instantiates
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2017/09/20 by Julia Deros. EAD finding aid created 2017/09/20 by Julia Deros
Arrangement
This collection consists of one item.
Carrier category
unspecified
Carrier category code
zu
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
unspecified
Content type code
zzz
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
21268966
Extent
0.01 Cubic ft.
Governing access note
This collection is open for research
Media category
unspecified
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
z
Ownership
This collection was purchased from Goodwill by Rare Books and Manuscripts on 1967/02/22.
System control number
(OCoLC)1006507375
Terms governing use
Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Type of unit
1 folder
Label
George M. Rogers diary
Link
http://www.in.gov/library/finding-aid/S1809%20Rogers%20George%20M%20Diary.pdf
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2017/09/20 by Julia Deros. EAD finding aid created 2017/09/20 by Julia Deros
Arrangement
This collection consists of one item.
Carrier category
unspecified
Carrier category code
zu
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
unspecified
Content type code
zzz
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
21268966
Extent
0.01 Cubic ft.
Governing access note
This collection is open for research
Media category
unspecified
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
z
Ownership
This collection was purchased from Goodwill by Rare Books and Manuscripts on 1967/02/22.
System control number
(OCoLC)1006507375
Terms governing use
Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Type of unit
1 folder

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