Union League Heritage Center, Abraham Lincoln Foundation: John N. Parker Pocket Diary

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John N. Parker pocket diary, September 1861-August 1862, while serving as a Sergeant with the 4th Regiment Rhode Island Infantry. The diary documents Burnside’s expedition to Hatteras Inlet and Roanoke Island in North Carolina (January 7-February 8, 1862), the Battle of Roanoke Island (February 9, 1862), the Battle of New Berne (March 14, 1862), and the siege, bombardment, and capture of Fort Macon (March 23-April 26, 1862).

Title: John N. Parker pocket diary
Authors: Parker, John N.
Call number: 1805.003.057
(Philadelphia, The Heritage Center of The Union League of Philadelphia)
Publisher: The Heritage Center of The Union League of Philadelphia
Language: English
Date: From 1861 to 1862
Place: Rhode Island, New York, Washington D.C., Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina
Extent: 226; page dimensions: 120 x 78; bound to: 122 x 80
Subjects names: United States. Army. Rhode Island Infantry Regiment 4th (1861-1864)
Subjects topical: Roanoke Island (N.C.)–History–Capture 1862, New Bern- Battle of- New Bern- N.C. 1862, Fort Macon (N.C.)–Siege – 1862
Genres: Diaries
Manuscripts – American–19th century

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