Marcus A. Emmons Papers, 1858-18641 vol. (0.25 linear feet).
The journal of Marcus A. Emmons of Hardwick, Massachusetts, includes his accounts beginning in 1862, the year he joined Company K of the 21st Massachusetts Infantry Regiment. The journal also contains a list of Hardwick volunteers; casualties in the regiment; recruits for Company K on September 8, 1862 and a record of their service; and members of Company K, their hometowns (largely in the Swift River Valley), and dates of discharge, transfer, or death. Account records from 1858-1859 are in a different hand than those that document Company K. The collection also includes two letters addressed to his brother from Annapolis in 1864.
- Hardwick (Mass.)--History.
- United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
- United States. Army. Massachusetts Infantry Regiment, 21st (1861-1864).