Ferdinando H. Coppernoll diaries

Ferdinando H. Coppernoll diaries

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Coppernoll, Ferdinando H.
Title: Ferdinando H. Coppernoll diaries
Dates: 1863-1918
Quantity: 0.4 Linear feet (14 items in 1 document box)
Abstract:The collection consists mainly of eight diaries of Ferdinando Coppernoll from 1863-1918. The diaries cover his service in the Civil War (1863-1865) and, after the war, life in New York (1884-1918). The diaries rarely discuss the war itself, but deal more with his day-to-day activities while on campaign mainly in Louisiana and Texas.
Coll. Number: ms305

Biographical/Historical Note

Ferdinando H. Coppernoll, Union Civil War soldier, fought in Company B, 75th Regiment of the New York Volunteers.


Arranged in chronological order.

Index Terms

Louisiana--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
New York (State)--Social life and customs--19th century.
New York (State)--Social life and customs--20th century.
Soldiers--New York (State)--Diaries.
Texas--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
United States. Army. New York Infantry Regiment, 75th (1861-1865).

General Notes

Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.

Portions of this collection have been digitized and are available online as part of America's Turning Point: Documenting the Civil War Experience in Georgia.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Ferdinando H. Coppernoll diaries, ms305, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Correspondence, 1863
2Diary and typescript, 1863-1864
3Diary, 1865
4Prayerbook, 1868
5Diary, 1884
5Diary, 1889-1892
7Diary, 1892-1895
8Diary, 1895-1896
9Diary, 1903-1905
10Diary, 1918