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Joshua D. Breyfogle papers

MS-165
 Collection
Identifier: MS-165
The papers of Joshua D. Breyfogle contain a journal, diaries and letters. The journal describes an overland journey from Delaware, Ohio, to the California gold fields from 1849 to 1850 while the letters and diaries describe Breyfogle's experiences in the 4th Ohio Vol. Infantry and the 10th Ohio Cavalry, during the Civil War. A few letters of his sons, Roland and William D. Breyfogle are also included.

Dates

  • 1849 - 1865

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.

Extent

.5 linear ft. (1 box)

Overview

Joshua D. Breyfogle (1806-1868), miner and soldier. The collection contains a journal describing an overland journey from Delaware, Ohio, to the California gold fields 1849-1850, as well as diaries and letters describing Breyfogle's experiences in the 4th Ohio Vol. Infantry and the 10th Ohio Cavalry, during the Civil War.

Repository Details

Part of the Rauner Special Collections Library Repository

Contact:
6065 Webster Hall
Hanover NH 03755 USA