John D. Axline diary

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Civil War diary (ca. 110 pp.) of Axline, a sergeant in Co. A, 9th Ohio Cavalry Regiment at the time of writing, including service in Ohio (Camp Chase, Zanesville, and Camp Dennison) and in Kentucky (Lexington, Richmond, London, Manchester, Barbourville, Williamsburg, Pine Mountain, and Cumberland River). There are descriptions of military action against small Confederate unites and guerillas in southeastern Kentucky, and of camp life.

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