Manuscript/Mixed Material Gilbert Thompson journal, Gilbert Thompson papers
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- Gilbert Thompson journal,
- Gilbert Thompson papers
- Journal (1861-1864) of Thompson's Civil War experiences in Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, D.C., while serving as a topographical engineer in the Engineer Battalion, U.S. Army of the Potomac. Includes later reminiscences; description of bridges, armaments, and firearms; and sketches and photographs of army officers and battle sites. Includes correspondence, laid in, of Nathaniel Prentiss Banks.
- Thompson, Gilbert, 1839-1909
- - Banks, Nathaniel Prentiss,--1816-1894--Correspondence
- - United States.--Army--Officers
- - United States.--Army of the Potomac.--Engineer Battalion
- - Bridges
- - Military weapons
- - Maryland--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
- - United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Battlefields
- - United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Engineering and construction
- - Virginia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
- - Washington (D.C.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
- - Gilbert Thompson journal available through the Library of Congress Web site at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/mss95752.01
- - Purchase, 1913.
- - Union soldier and topographical engineer.
- - Collection material in English.
- - Finding aid available in the Library of Congress Manuscript Reading Room and at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/eadmss.ms014086
- 1 item.
- 1 container.
- 0.2 linear feet.
- Library of Congress Manuscript Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/mss.home
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- Open to research.
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Thompson, G. Gilbert Thompson journal. [Manuscript/Mixed Material] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/mm81095752/.
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