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Civil War Diary, 22 December 1862-3 August 1863


Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

The Gould D. Molineaux diaries, 1861-1866, includes four diaries handwritten by Gould D. Molineaux during his volunteer service in the Civil War. The diary entries appear in chronological order, with the exception of the 1864-1865 diary, which begins with one entry recorded on 9 August 1864 followed by entries recorded in January-May 1865 and May-December 1864. A flag indicates the location of the 1864 entries. Following these entries are individual entries for May, June, and August 1865.

Also included are preservation photocopies of the diaries and a tintype of Gould D. Molineaux posing in his Army uniform. The tintype is housed in a decorative case.

The diaries and tintype have been digitized (and some entries transcribed) and made available in Digital Special Collections. To access these scans, click on an item's title in the record tree below.


  • Creation: 22 December 1862-3 August 1863


Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on the use of this collection.


From the Collection: 0.4 Cubic Feet (/ 1 box)

Language of Materials


Existence and Location of Copies

This diary has been digitized and made available at the link below.

Repository Details

Part of the Augustana College Special Collections Repository

639 38th Street
Thomas Tredway Library
Rock Island Illinois 61201 United States