James Shera Diary,1863-1865

Descriptive Summary

Title
James Shera Diary,1863-1865
Creator
Shera, James
Extent
1 vol.
Subjects
United States.-- Army.-- Pay, allowances, etc.
United States.-- Army.-- Indiana Volunteer Infantry Regiment, 68th (1862-1865)
Atlanta Campaign, 1864.
Chattanooga (Tenn.), Battle of, 1863.
Chickamauga (Ga.), Battle of, 1863.
Fires-- Tennessee-- Chattanooga.
Fort Sanders (Knoxville, Tenn.), Battle of, 1863.
Missionary Ridge (Tenn. & Ga.), Battle of, 1863.
Nashville (Tenn.), Battle of, 1864.
Alabama-- History-- Civil War, 1861-1865.
Chattanooga (Tenn.)-- History.
Georgia-- History-- Civil War, 1861-1865.
Indiana-- History-- Civil War, 1861-1865.
Knoxville (Tenn.)-- History.
Nashville (Tenn.)-- History.
Tennessee-- History-- Civil War, 1861-1865.
United States-- History-- Civil War, 1861-1865.
United States-- History-- Civil War, 1861-1865-- Campaigns.
United States-- History-- Civil War, 1861-1865-- Participation, Afro-American.
United States-- History-- Civil War, 1861-1865-- Prisoners and prisons.
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Repository
The Filson Historical Society

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
Union soldier in the 68th Indiana Volunteer Infantry. Photocopy of a typewritten transcript of a diary by Shera while serving with the 68th Indiana Volunteer Infantry in Tennessee, Georgia, and Alabama during the Civil War. Includes their return to Indianapolis, where the unit was disbanded in 1865. Photocopy of typescript. Card file in repository