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Ferdinando H. Coppernoll diaries

Ferdinando H. Coppernoll diaries

Descriptive Summary

Title: Ferdinando H. Coppernoll diaries
Creator: Coppernoll, Ferdinando H.
Inclusive Dates: 1863-1918
Language(s): English
Extent: 0.75 Linear Feet 2 boxes
Collection Number: ms305
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Ferdinando H. Coppernoll, Union Civil War soldier, fought in Company B, 75th Regiment of the New York Volunteers.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of eight diaries of Ferdinando Coppernoll from 1863-1918. Diary entries concern Coppernoll's day-to-day activities during the war, while on campaign mainly in Louisiana and Texas, and life in New York. The collection also includes a piece of Confederate shrapnel Coppernoll found just a few yards east of Fort Pickens in 1862.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Ferdinando H. Coppernoll diaries, ms305, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library,The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2019.

General Notes

Correspondence and diaries for 1863, 1863-1864, and 1865 have been digitized and are available online as part of America's Turning Point: Documenting the Civil War Experience in Georgia.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Louisiana -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
New York (State) -- Social life and customs.
Soldiers -- New York (State)
Texas -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
United States. Army. New York Infantry Regiment, 75th (1861-1865)

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Correspondence, 1863 Access Online
12Diary and typescript, 1863-1864 Access Online
13Diary, 1865 Access Online
14Prayerbook, 1868
15Diary, 1884
16Diary, 1889-1892
17Diary, 1892-1895
18Diary, 1895-1896
19Diary, 1903-1905
110Diary, 1918
1a1Shrapnel, circa 1862