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George Bragdon Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0873-sc

Scope and Content Note

Diaries of a Civil War soldier. Included are the original diaries, a handwritten copy of one of the diaries, and photocopies of the diaries. Also included are genealogies of the Bragdon family by George F. Dow and Celia McCobb Bragdon written in 1972.

Dates

  • 1862-1972
  • Majority of material found within ( 1862-1863)

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Access Restrictions

No restrictions on access.

Use Restrictions

Information on literary rights available in the repository.

Biographical Note

George Bragdon lived and died in Alna, Maine. He married Jane Belknap and enlisted in the Union army in May 1861 to fight in the Civil War. His granddaughter was Celia McCobb Bragdon, born in 1890.

Extent

2 Folders

Overview

Diaries of a Civil War soldier. Included are the original diaries, a handwritten copy of one of the diaries, and photocopies of the diaries. Also included are genealogies of the Bragdon family by George F. Dow and Celia McCobb Bragdon written in 1972.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Celia McCobb Bragdon in 1972.

Title
Guide to the George Bragdon Diaries
Status
No Additional Box Or Folder List For This Small Collection
Date
2012
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English.

Repository Details

Part of the Raymond H. Fogler Library Special Collections Repository

Contact:
5729 Raymond H. Fogler Library
University of Maine
Orono ME 04469-5729 United States
207-581-1686