|Author||Covington, Perry Decatur, 1842-1916. |
|Title||Perry Decatur Covington Diary, 1864-1866 [microform]. |
|Description||1 roll of microfilm. |
|Summary Note||Summary: Consists of one volume containing an index, physical descriptions of Company F, 118th United States Colored Infantry members, ordinance entries, clothing book, property list, morning report book, remarks, and obituaries of men under the command of Captain Covington. |
|Reproduct. Note||Microfilm. Cleveland, Ohio : Western Reserve Historical Society, 1996. 1 microfilm reel : positive and negative ; 35 mm. |
|Historical Note||Perry Decatur Covington, a native of Ohio, enlisted in Company B, 88th Ohio Volunteer Infantry in 1862, remaining with this regiment for one year. He was promoted to Captain, Company F, 118th United States Colored Infantry in 1864. He commanded Company F until they were mustered out in 1866. Covington married Sarah McClain in 1866. In 1869 he graduated from the Ohio Medical College in Cincinnati, Ohio, and practiced in Round Head, Ohio, for four years before moving to Bellefontaine, Ohio, in 1873, where he remained until his death. |
|Cum. Index Note||Finding aids: Register available in the library. |
|Subjects||African American soldiers -- Registers. |
Covington, Perry Decatur, 1842-1916.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Equipment and supplies.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Participation, African American.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Regimental histories.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Registers.
United States. Army -- African American troops.
United States. Army. Colored Infantry Regiment, 118th (1864-1866).
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| ||WRHS Research Library: Microfilm (Cab. 53:1)|
mq82770: Positive microfilm, microform room [status: NON-CIRCULATING]