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Collection Reference Number GLC03131.16.02
From Archive Folder Diaries of James S. Kiger 
Title 1860 Diary
Date 1860
Author Kiger, James S. (fl. 1859-1874)  
Document Type Diary
Content Description Records the weather. Mentions church every Sunday. Church is a running theme throughout this diary. Often attends sermons. Also goes to what he vaguely refers to as business meetings.
Subjects Civil War  Military History  Union Forces  Soldier's Diary  Infantry  Religion  
People Kiger, James S. (fl. 1859-1874)  
Theme Religion
Sub-collection Papers and Images of the American Civil War
Additional Information Enlisted on 11 August 1862 as a Sergeant. On 4 September 1862 he mustered into "A" Co. NJ 12th Infantry. He was transferred out on 1 October 1863. On 1 October 1863 he transferred into Veteran Reserve Corps. He was discharged on 6 July 1865. He received a promotion as a 1st Sergeant (As of RC).
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945
Civil War: Unit 12th New Jersey Infantry, A Company