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Diary of

Levi Edmonds, Sr.

3rd Lieutenant, Co. A., 1st Regiment

Illinois Volunteers

A.D. 1847 to 1848

Copy acquired from Cornell University, Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
by Mary White and Mary Kate Rogers, December 2006

Transcribed and interpreted
by Tracy Edmonds Patterson and Mary Kate Rogers, Final July 2011

Special thanks to the Kansas State Historical Society
For the map of the Santa Fe Trail

June - August 1847
September 1847 - February 1848
Notes at the end of diary
Santa Fe Trail Map (Acrobat format)
Original Diary Images

This diary has been transcribed and interpreted to the best of my ability and may contain errors due to illegibility of handwriting and/or poor quality of materials. tep

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Last modified: 13 October 2011