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C. A. Detrick Diary

Identifier: SC 01134

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Scope and Contents

Small leather covered diary, written in pencil by C.A. Detrick between December 17, 1899 and February 2, 1900 while in the Philippines during the time of the Philippine-American War.  Detrick was a member of Company D, 28th U.S. Infantry.  Detrick writes about the countryside, the local population, the marches and the camps.  End of diary includes addresses, expense accounts and equipment inventory.


  • Creation: 1899-1900


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Biographical Information:

C.A. Detrick was a member of Company D, 28th U.S. Infantry, stationed in the Philippines during the Philippine–American War. His hometown was near Lemont Furnace, Fayette County, PA.


0.01 Linear Foot

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Physical Description

1 item

Guide to the C. A. Detrick Diary
Finding Aid Authors: Anne T. Johnson.
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The collection description/finding aid is written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository