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1863 May 29 – 1863 June 16

Sessions, William R. (William Robert), 1835 or 1836-1914

Diary of Sgt. William R. Sessions of South Wilbraham, Massachusetts, Company I, 46th Regt. M.V.M.

United States - Photocopied transcription of Sessions's diary detailing his experience in the 46th Regiment, and as a prisoner of war being held at Libby Prison in Richmond, Va. The 46th Mass. was a nine-months regiments raised mostly in Springfield and served in North Carolina. Sessions was captured by guerrillas while on picket duty near New Berne in May 1863. The diary covers the pe... more

Samuel Chapin and William R. Sessions Civil War Diaries

1862 Sept. 20 – 1863 July 2

Chapin, Samuel, 1841-1883

Memorandum and journal of Samuel Chapin of South Wilbraham, Massachusetts Company I, 46th Regt. M.V.M.

United States - Photocopied transcription of Chapin's diary detailing his experience in the 46th Regiment. The 46th Mass. was a nine-months regiments raised mostly in Springfield and served in North Carolina. Chapin describes the entire active duty of the regiment, including the Goldsboro expedition, the battles of Kinston, Whitehall and Goldsboro, and the defense of New Bern. The 46th mustere... more

Samuel Chapin and William R. Sessions Civil War Diaries