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Charles E. Ripley Civil War diary

Charles E. Ripley Civil War diary

Descriptive Summary

Title: Charles E. Ripley Civil War diary
Creator: Ripley, Charles E.
Inclusive Dates: 1863-1864
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms3589
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Charles E. Ripley, Color Sergeant, 21st Wisconsin, U.S. Army, enlisted as a corporal August 15, 1862, and served with his unit through the end of the war, being mustered out at Washington on June 8, 1865.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of a Civil War diary of Charles E. Riley that details the capture of Atlanta and Sherman's March, and documents daily skirmishes and cannonades, as well as military movement and analysis.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Charles E. Ripley Civil War diary, ms3589, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2016.

General Notes

This collection has been digitized and is available online as part of America's Turning Point: Documenting the Civil War Experience in Georgia.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Georgia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
Ripley, Charles E. -- Diaries

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Diary Access Online