Manuscript/Mixed Material Diary and daily journal of David Homer Bates.

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Title
Diary and daily journal of David Homer Bates.
Summary
Diary and daily journal written by David Homer Bates from the Alfred Stern Collection at the Library of Congress. Bates worked in the telegraph office during the Lincoln administration. He chronicles the movements of the Civil War as well as noting important events of the day. It also gives a daily account of Bates comings and goings in the Washington, D.C. area.
Contributor Names
Bates, David Homer, 1843-1926, author.
Alfred Whital Stern Collection of Lincolniana (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
Washington, D.C. : D.H. Bates, 1863-1865.
Subject Headings
-  Bates, David Homer,--1843-1926--Diaries
-  United States.--Military Telegraph Corps--Biography
-  United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Communications
-  Telegraphers--United States--Diaries
-  Military telegraph--United States--History--19th century
-  Lincoln, Abraham,--1809-1865
Notes
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
-  Page bound in title leaf position: "D.H. Bates, Washington, D.C., Nov. 12th 1863."
-  Diary is 231 numbered pages; first entry in diary: Friday, Nov. 13, 1863; last entry in diary: Friday, Sept. 30, 1864. Daily journal begins October 1, 1864 and includes entries through Wednesday May 31, 1865.
-  "Rough index" bound in at end (2 pages).
-  "Rebound 1907."
-  Title devised by cataloger.
Medium
1 volume (various pagings)
Call Number/Physical Location
E608 .B28 1863
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.rbc/Stern.00012
Library of Congress Control Number
2011655153
Online Format
online text
pdf
image
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/2011655153
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Chicago citation style:

Bates, David Homer, Author, and Alfred Whital Stern Collection Of Lincolniana. Diary and daily journal of David Homer Bates. Washington, D.C.: D.H. Bates, to 1865, 1863. Manuscript/Mixed Material. https://www.loc.gov/item/2011655153/.

APA citation style:

Bates, D. H. & Alfred Whital Stern Collection Of Lincolniana. (1863) Diary and daily journal of David Homer Bates. Washington, D.C.: D.H. Bates, to 1865. [Manuscript/Mixed Material] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2011655153/.

MLA citation style:

Bates, David Homer, Author, and Alfred Whital Stern Collection Of Lincolniana. Diary and daily journal of David Homer Bates. Washington, D.C.: D.H. Bates, to 1865, 1863. Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2011655153/>.

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