Guide to the George H. Young Diaries, 1861-1886

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Overview of the Collection

Collection Title: George H. Young Diaries
Dates: 1861-1886
Identification: SC/GYD
Creator: Young, George H.
Physical Description: 0.84 linear feet
Language of Materials: English
Repository: Special Collections
Abstract: George H. Young was a U.S. Civil War volunteer, and relative of Amos C. Young. Following the war, he migrated to and settled in Yuba County, California. The diaries he authored document his time fighting in the Civil War, and the years immediately following the war, including his westward travel and settlement in Yuba County.

Biographical Information:

George H. Young was a US Civil War volunteer, and relative of Amos C. Young. Following the war, he migrated to and settled in Yuba County, California.

Access Terms

This Collection is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.

Family Name:

Young family

Geographic Name:

Portland (Me.) -- History
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives
Yuba County (Calif.) -- History

Personal Name:

Young, George H.

Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Use:

Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection has not been transferred to California State University, Northridge. Copyright status for other materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Conditions Governing Access:

The collection is open for research use.

Electronic Format:

Digital reproductions of items in this collection are available electronically as a part of the Civil War Narratives  collection.

Preferred Citation:

[Identification of item], [date], George H. Young Diaries , Special Collections and Archives, Oviatt Library, California State University, Northridge.

Related Materials:

Scope and Contents

The George H. Young Diaries document Young's time fighting in the Civil War, and the years immediately following the war, including his westward travel and settlement in Yuba County.

Collection Contents

Box 1, Item 1

Diary, 1861

Box 1, Item 2

Diary, 1865

Box 1, Item 3

Diary, 1866

Box 1, Item 4

Diary, 1867

Box 1, Item 5

Diary, 1869

Box 1, Item 6

Diary, 1870

Box 1, Item 7

Diary, 1871

Box 1, Item 8

Diary, 1872

Box 1, Item 9

Diary, 1873

Box 1, Item 10

Diary, 1874