Diary from Apr. 16, 1865

Nathan D. Allen Diary

  • Full Title

    Nathan D. Allen diary, 1834-1888

  • Description

    Nathan D. Allen was born May 15, 1819, at Watkins Glen, New York, and came to St. Louis in 1837, eventually settling in Webster Groves, St. Louis County, Missouri, where he died May 9, 1903. The diary of Nathan D. Allen contains material on life in Webster Groves, with accounts of the 1849 cholera epidemic and the Civil War in St. Louis, and mentions meeting Abraham Lincoln and Henry Shaw. (Additional information on Allen family was added later by donor.)

  • Source

    Missouri History Museum

  • Rights

    This item is in the public domain.

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  • Cite this Item

    Allen, Nathan D., 1819-1903. "Nathan D. Allen diary, 1834-1888". Remembering Lincoln. Web. Accessed April 21, 2019. https://rememberinglincoln.fords.org/node/305