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Diary entries by Matthew Marvin – January 25, 1864

Filed under: Civil War Daybook — Lori Williamson @ 9:00 am

Diary entries by Matthew Marvin, Corporal in the 1st Minnesota Regiment who was wounded at Gettysburg. Marvin is convalescing at the United States Marine Hospital in Chicago, Illinois. On January 20 he writes of his wounded foot: “Took another small piece of bone out of my wound”.  Marvin’s endless days in the hospital are interrupted only by the infrequent visitor and countless letters. On January 25 Marvin simply writes: Weather pleasant.

See week’s worth of entries: 1864-01-25_Marvin_combined

Citation:  January 19-26, 1864 Diary entries by Matthew Marvin, Diary, January 1- December 31, 1864. Volume 3. Matthew Marvin Papers. Minnesota Historical Society. [P2355 box 1]

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