Manuel McCormick Diary

Summary Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections
McCormick, Manuel
Manuel McCormick diary
Date [inclusive]
0.1 Cubic feet , 1 folder

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: "Item title, Collection title, Collection Identifier, Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections, East Lansing, Michigan."

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Biographical Note

Manuel McCormick was born 21 March 1834 in Pennsylvania. He enlisted in Company F, Ohio Infantry 47th Regiment on 15 June 1861; transferred to Company I on 8 August 1861. He was promoted to Corporal on 12 October 1862 and then to Sergeant on 16 July 1863. He mustered out on 20 August 1864 on expiration of term of service. After the war, he was a farmer and lived in Riga, Lenawee County, Michigan. He died 27 March 1910.

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Scope and Contents note

The collection includes the diary of Manuel McCormick of Lenawee County, Michigan. The entries describe his experiences, troop movements, and battles through the southern United States, particularly Tennessee, while a soldier during the American Civil War, from January 1863 through July 1864.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections June 1976

Conrad Hall
888 Wilson Road, Room 101
East Lansing , MI, 48824

Revision Description

  July 2000

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Legal Status

Copyright: Michigan State University. Property Rights: Michigan State University.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish material from this collection must be obtained from University Archives & Historical Collections, Michigan State University.

Custodial History

Gift of Johnathon A. Truxton, 1973-08-22.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • United States. Army. Ohio Infantry Regiment, 47th (1861-1865).


  • Diaries

Geographic Name(s)

  • Lenawee County (Mich)
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865


  • Agriculture -- Michigan

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Collection Inventory


Diary 1863-1864, 1886