Diary from May. 1, 1865

O.J. Benham typescript diary

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    O.J. Benham typescript diary

  • Description

    The typescript copy of O.J. Benham's diary. Benham was a soldier in the Fourth Corps of the Army of the Cumberland. The diary spans February 24, 1865 to June 15, 1865, covering his time in the army. Along with his daily activities, he recorded news and rumors, including the news of the President's Assassination.

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    the Duke University Libraries Digital Collections and the Duke Digital Repository

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    This item is in the public domain and may be reproduced and used for any purpose, including research, teaching, private study, publication, broadcast or commercial use, with proper citation and attribution.

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    O.J. Benham. "O.J. Benham typescript diary". Remembering Lincoln. Web. Accessed December 7, 2023. https://rememberinglincoln.fords.org/node/1187