A Civil War soldier’s diary in real-time, on Facebook and Twitter

From the Milford Beacon:

The Delaware Public Archives has begun tweeting entries on Twitter and posting entries on Facebook that are taken from the diary of Delaware soldier Cyrus Forwood. Readers can now follow, in real time, the travels of Forwood as he experienced the war exactly 150 years ago. Forwood’s first entry states:
“May 11th 1861. Volunteered in U.S. service for three months in the “Blue Hen’s Chicken’s.”

To see what his Civil War experience was like on a day-to-day basis, visit:

Twitter — www.twitter.com/CyrusForwood
Facebook — www.facebook.com/CyrusForwood
Blog — http://cyrusforwood.blogs.delaware.gov/



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