Typed notes from the diary of John Vogel. In this diary, he recounts his immigration to America, participating in the Civil War, and his lumbering and land purchasing career.
Military Service Note
Vogel, John (Veteran), Ottawa County. Enlisted in company D, Second Cavalry, Sept. 20, 1861, at Holland, for 3 years, age 22. Mustered Oct. 2, 1861. Re-enlisted Jan. 5, 1864, at Mossy Creek, Tenn. Mustered March 29, 1864. Promoted Corporal Jan. 5, 1864. Sergeant, April 1, 1864. Wounded in action at Franklin, Tenn., Nov. 30, 1864. No further record.