Chaplain's 1863 Civil War Diary Gettysburg 28th Va Copy On 2 Cds
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Chaplain's 1863 Civil War Diary Gettysburg 28th VA COPY on 2 CDs aA fewcomments from purchasers of the digital copy:response left on 4-07-12 interesting item, rare left on 5-04-11 fantastic history, hard to stop, Quick delivery left on 5-20-08: a very nice item and a rare glimpse into the Dan:I have received the Tinsley diary CDs and loaded them onto my PC and have spent hours examining every word on every page.The diary is authentic, extraordinary, and quite historically important.Dan, thank you for acquiring the diary and scanning it before selling it - I am fortunate to have searched and found you offering the January 31st, 2007, I sold this original Civil War Diary. During the sale Ireceived emailsfrom several people that either had relatives in the VA division or wanted a copy but they could not afford the winning offer price of $6,600.00.
I scanned the entire diary at 600DPIfrom cover to cover including the outside covers. I am selling two views of this diary, single page scan and double page scan on 2 CDs. They both are included in the price.I have not transcribed the diary. I am only selling the scanned images of the original diary. Single page scans are between2.5& 5 megabytes. Double-paged scansvary from4.5 to 9 megabytes. The images are in a Windows jpeg format.
This diary was purchased by a wealthy family in New York decades ago. To my knowledge, this diary has never been transcribed orcopied. The son of the wealthy family that owned the diary died in 1989 and the diary was in my possession for almost 18years. The chaplain's name is Peter Tinsley, he died in 1908 and is buried in Virginia (according to the purchaser of thediary)Original Informationcopied frommy sale on January 31st, 2007.....
This is an original 1863 Civil War Diary that came from a multimillion dollar estate 17 years ago. The owner was a son of a very wealthy New York family.
Diary belonged to: Chaplain of 28th Va Regiment, Garnetts Brigade, Picketts Divison.
Start Date: Tuesday, June 16, 1863
End Date: Thursday, December, 31, 1863
Size: 6" x 3 7/8 x 1/2"
Fore edge art: all 3 sides
Pocket on back cover
This is a very important Civil War diary because of the Chaplain's first-hand account of the Gettysburg battle. According to this diary, the Chaplain would stay with the field surgeons and await the wounded. He included manyimportant details like dates, time, miles marched, description of scenery, smell of the battlefield, description of wounds on soldiers, names of Forts, Generals, Majors, Captains, Colonels, Doctors (male & female), amounts of artillery, figures of dead, Yankeesetc. TheChaplainmentions General Kemper many times.The Chaplain's entry for July 3rd 1863 starts on page 13 and ends on page 25. All 144 pages are filled with this exception: pages 114 & 115 are blank.
a small sample ofthe many names and places mentioned:
General KemperGarnettArmisteadBlack Horse TavernBream's Mill (Bream'sTavern)From GOOGLE:Located on the north side of the Fairfield Rd. (Route 116) at the intersection with Black Horse Tavern Road. Also known as Breams' Tavern, this building is listed on the National Register of Historical Places. Francis Bream purchased the farm and tavern in 1843. The buildings and surrounding land was used extensively as a Confederate field hospitalduring and after the battle, including Pickett's division.
Chaffins FarmFort McHenryFort MonroeFort NorfolkA. P.HillGeneral HeathRobert E. LeeGeneral EwellGeneral TylerGeneral SedgwickGENERAL WARRENCaptain Rankin (Yankee Officer)Major WilsonSome excertps:Page 21: Our artillery opens a terrific fire upon the enemy about 1 o'clock doing great damage to their artillery and infantry - silencing some gunsPage 24: The scene at our field hospital stand is horrid beyond description & by far the worst I have ever seenPage 25: Col'n Garnett?, shot in arm and face and badly mutilated but not mortally woundedPage 31: Gen'l Sedgwick visits Gen'l Kemper, I also see Gen'l Warren, chief of engineers. They promise to send me & others cal? supplies immediately.Page 35: (P.M.) I callto seeGen'l Kemper He is restless? & nervousbut suppose to be better. Ido not perform? religious services on him in his present condition, being entirely satisfied with what he told me when I first visited him.Page 39: We meet many (she doctors) who amuse us very much.Page 41: the battlefield, horrid with the stench of dead horsesPage 41: By the way, the Yankees are fond of drinking with our Drs & delight to propose a toast "The Union"Page 47: Spend the day visiting the wounded
Description of item being sold:2 CDs filled with image scans from the original diary. One CD is a single page view and the second CD is double page views of the diary.
Payment to be made using Paypal.