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Civil War Diary - ADOPTED

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This Civil War diary dates to 1863. It belonged to August Schwager who was in Company K of the 65th Illinois infantry. He settled in Marengo after the war and is buried in the Union Cemetery. The leather cover on the diary needs to be stabilized to be utilized by patrons of our research library.
 

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