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Philetus Shaw Diary: June 15, 1864

Note: This is one of many diary entries of Philetus Shaw, who participated in the Petersburg Campaign as a member of the 109th New York.

June 15, 1864:1

Marched fifteen miles and encamped. Crossed the James River at high point on pontoon bridge at twelve o’clock at night. Marched all night.


  1. “Diary of Philetus Shaw, 109th New York.  This diary entry is from the personal collection of Daniel Hill and was forwarded to BTC by Mary Jordan, author of the book Dear Friend Amelia, the Civil War Letters of Private John Tidd, and is used with her permission.  All rights reserved.
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