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Collection Reference Number GLC03131.16.06
From Archive Folder Diaries of James S. Kiger 
Title 1864 Diary
Date 1864
Author Kiger, James S. (fl. 1859-1874)  
Document Type Diary
Content Description Blank from mid-February through December. Records the weather. Mentions church and bible class in several entries. On Feb. 22nd, he leaves on furlough. He and friend visit the fair when it comes into town.
Subjects Civil War  Military History  Union Forces  Soldier's Diary  Religion  Expositions and Fairs  
People Kiger, James S. (fl. 1859-1874)  
Theme The American Civil War; 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