Civil War diary of William A. Dewey. In the diary, he describes daily life, marches, the Battle of Spotsylvania Court House, and the Battle of Cold Harbor.
Military Service Note
Dewey, William A. Leslie. Entered service in company A, Twentieth Infantry, at organization, as Second Lieutenant, July 31, 1862, at Leslie, for 3 years, age 30. Mustered Aug. 18, 1862. Commissioned First Lieutenant July 29, 1862. Commissioned Captain Dec. 30, 1862. Mustered April 25, 1863. Killed in action near Petersburg, Va., June 18, 1864.