Coll. 0019 - Frank Smith Reader Diary
Frank Smith Reader (b. 1842) was a Union soldier of the 5th Regiment, West Virginia Cavalry, who served under Generals Sigel and Hunter. His diary includes description of the march up the Valley of Virginia, the burning of VMI, taking trophies in Lexington, and the march to Lynchburg. The transcript is available here. The original document is in Special Collections, Leyburn Library, Washington and Lee University, Lexington, VA.
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