ZSR Library

Hours Today library hours

Home Digital Collections

George L. Bright Civil War Diary

Special Collections & Archives

The collection's logo

George L. Bright was a band member of the 46th Ohio Volunteer Infantry (or 46th OVI), an infantry regiment in the Union Army during the American Civil War. Bright's diary details weather and marching conditions from January to September 1862 and in specific locations including Camp Logan, Ohio; Columbus, Ohio; and Paducah, Kentucky. Bright's entries also note days when he played his horn for regimental funerals.

Recent Additions

Below are a few recent additions in the George L. Bright Civil War Diary collection.

If you have any questions, please contact us at 336-758-6175 or visit Special Collections.