Manuscript Group 341, Daniel Curtin (fl. 1775-1776), Revolutionary War Soldier Journal, 1775-1776
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Manuscript Group 341,
Daniel Curtin (fl. 1775-1776), Revolutionary War Soldier
Journal, 1775-1776, 0.06
linear feet / 1 volume
Call Number: MG 341
Diary written during the
siege of Boston and en route to New York, where Curtin was discharged on May 29,
Gift of Mrs. S. S. Battin,
Daniel Curtin was a Revolutionary War
soldier who fought at Cambridge, Massachusetts. He was discharged on May
29, 1776 in New York City.
This collection was donated by Mrs. S. S.
Buttin in 1969.
This journal kept by Daniel Curtin from
1775 to 1776 measures 0.06 linear feet. There are daily entries, which
vary in detail from “nothing important happened today” to descriptions
of the fighting going on in the Cambridge, Massachusetts area. Curtins
unit, whose name is not mentioned, went from Cambridge to Severn Island and
later to New York where he was discharged on May 29, 1776.
Processed by James Lewis, June 2001 as part of the “Farm to City”
project funded by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records