Michigan in the Civil War

Allen, C. Emerson, b. 1844.

Typewritten excerpts from a diary kept by Allen, of Company B, 19th Michigan Infantry. The diary, started by a rebel officer, was captured by Allen Dec. 21, 1864, and continued by him (Jan. 1-May 12, 1865) on the march from Savannah with General Sherman's army. Allen was a resident of Heath Township, Allegan County, Mich.