Colby 1: When the War Broke Out

1861: Freeman Colby (of Henniker) needs a break from the rigors of teaching… so he enlists to fight in the Civil War! (See sample diary page >>)

<< Civil War Diary of Freeman Colby (home)

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The transcribed manuscript of Freeman Colby’s Civil War diary resides in “Gray Box #48” at the Henniker Historical Society.

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