Francis Davis Millet recounts his experiences as Assistant Contract Surgeon attached to the U.S. Army, stationed in the 60th Massachusetts Volunteers at Camp Burnside, Indianapolis, Indiana. Diary consists of four small booklets, each labeled by Millet with "Civil War diary" and a volume number. The dates of each booklet are: May 12 to May 25, 1864; May 29 to Jul. 11, 1864; Oct. 20 to Nov. 29, 1864; and Apr. 9 to May 30, 1865.
Francis Davis Millet diary, between 1864 May 12 and 1865 May 30. Francis Davis Millet and Millet family papers, 1858-1984, bulk 1858-1955. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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