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Collection Reference Number GLC03131.16.12
From Archive Folder Diaries of James S. Kiger 
Title 1873 Diary
Date 1873
Author Kiger, James S. (fl. 1859-1874)  
Document Type Diary
Content Description Front features phases of the moon, a list of principle cities and stamp duties. Writes poetic passages about the abolition of governments like those in Germany where the war is said to have dug 7 million graves. Rest of the book is blank. He uses the back for accounting purposes.
Subjects Reconstruction  Global History and Civics  Death  Finance  Government and Civics  
People Kiger, James S. (fl. 1859-1874)  
Theme Foreign Affairs; Government & Politics
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