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Title
Gilbert Thompson journal,
Other Title
Gilbert Thompson papers
Summary
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.
Contributor Names
Thompson, Gilbert, 1839-1909.
Subject Headings
-  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
Notes
-  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
Medium
1 item.
1 container.
0.2 linear feet.
Repository
Library of Congress Manuscript Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/mss.home
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/mss95752.01
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/eadmss.ms014086
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/eadmss.ms014086.3
Library of Congress Control Number
mm81095752
Access Advisory
Open to research.
Language
English
Online Format
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Description
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.
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Chicago citation style:

Thompson, Gilbert. Gilbert Thompson journal. 1857. Manuscript/Mixed Material. https://www.loc.gov/item/mm81095752/.

APA citation style:

Thompson, G. (1857) Gilbert Thompson journal. [Manuscript/Mixed Material] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/mm81095752/.

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Thompson, Gilbert. Gilbert Thompson journal. 1857. Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/mm81095752/>.