Subject Area

American history

Description

A guide to the Guide to the William E. Walsh Civil War Diary Collection, which contains an account of William E. Walsh’s experiences as a trooper in the 1st Regiment, Rhode Island Cavalry during the American Civil War of 1861-1865. The account comments on the conditions of daily army life and the tragedy of the Civil War. In addition, a copy of Walsh's enlistment papers and a statement of his military service is included in the collection.

Date

2008

Type

Article

Format

Text

.pdf

Identifier

URL

http://www.providence.edu/library/archives/walsh/mswalsh.pdf

Language

English

Comments

The collection described in this finding aid has been digitized and is available in the Providence College Digital Commons at digitalcommons.providence.edu/walsh_diary/

WalshDiary_FindingAid_2007.pdf (546 kB)
The Finding Aid to the The William E. Walsh Civil War Diary Collection compiled in 2007 by Jane M. Jackson, Providence College Director of Archives.

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