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JOURNAL, I.D.'D TO PVT. CHAS. F. CARTER, 70TH IND., CO. 'E'

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JOURNAL IDENTIFIED TO PRIVATE CHARLES F. CARTER, 70TH INDIANA, COMPANY 'E', 1862-1865. 240 PAGES (76 OF WHICH INCLUDE HANDWRITTEN ENTRIES), 7" X 8.25", CLOTH-BOUND WITH LEATHER SPINE AND CORNERS. CARTER ENLISTED AS A PRIVATE IN THE UNION ARMY IN INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA, ON AUGUST 6, 1862. THIS DETAILED AUTOGRAPHED DIARY INCLUDES HIS ACCOUNTS OF SHERMAN'S ATLANTA CAMPAIGN, MARCH TO THE SEA, AND CAMPAIGN THROUGH THE CAROLINAS. CARTER WAS MUSTERED OUT AT WASHINGTON, D.C., ON JUNE 8, 1865. HE WAS A MEMBER OF GAR POST #53 IN LEOMINSTER, MASSACHUSETTS, WHERE HE PASSED AWAY ON JANUARY 6, 1920. THE JOURNAL IS IN VERY GOOD CONDITION WITH THE BINDING MISSING FROM THE SPINE, SOME WEAR AND CHIPPING ON THE COVERS, AND MINOR TONING IN THE PAPER. INCLUDED WITH THE JOURNAL ARE: "THE CIVIL WAR: BATTLES FOR ATLANTA, SHERMAN MOVES EAST" (ALEXANDRIA, VIRIGNIA: TIME-LIFE BOOKS, 1985), CARTER'S JOURNAL WAS ACTUALLY CREDITED AND USED IN THIS VOLUME, AS GRANTED BY THE FORMER OWNER AT THE TIME. ALSO INCLUDED ARE PHOTOCOPIES OF CARTER'S NATIONAL ARCHIVES RECORDS, AS AQUIRED BY A DESCENDANT OF CARTER. IN FINE CONDITION. AN L.O.A. FROM A REPUTABLE CIVIL WAR DEALER OF ANTIQUES ACCOMPANIES. A RARE OPPORTUNITY TO OWN AN EYE-WITNESS ACCOUNT OF THE MAJOR CIVIL WAR CONFLICTS.