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Scope and Contents Letters, diaries, journals, narratives and notes, by, concerning, or attributed to members of the Sharpless and Kite families, including those of Joshua Sharpless, with letters to his children and wife, Ann Trimble Sharpless, notes on his physical condition, narratives of his first wife, Edith Yarnall Sharpless; correspondence among the children of Joshua Sharpless, including letters of Rachel Sharpless Cope, Edith Sharpless Kite, Isaac Sharpless, other family members; letters of Benjamin Kite...
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of the single handwritten diary of Edward Smedley, written while at the conscript barracks in Philadelphia after being drafted for the American Civil War. Entries describe Smedley's experiences as a drafted soldier and non-combatant prisoner in Philadelphia, including religious reflection, visits from family members, and military preparations.