“Lacy House”

Clara Barton (1821-1912). Diary, January-February 1863. Clara Barton Papers, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress

Lacy House

Riley Falkner – 7th Mich.
Shot through lungs in Boat
Sat for days in 3rd room at
Lacy House – Ward 10-B23
Resides in Denmark. Astubula Co
Ohio –

Emory Hospital Ward K.
John Daley-Co K 28th Mass
Milford-flesh [wound?] thigh

Wm Otersen. 59th NY. Co. K.
NY. City. Arm shattered.


This blog complements the Library of Congress exhibition, “The Civil War in America.” This series of posts chronicles the sacrifices and accomplishments of those—from both the North and South—whose lives were lost or affected by the events of 1861–1865. To learn more about the object featured in this blog entry, visit the online exhibition.


  1. andrew
    February 7, 2013 at 3:35 pm

    i love this

  2. Tomas Mac Cormaic
    May 16, 2013 at 8:18 pm

    I am looking for information on my great-great-grandfather Timothy McCormick who was a member of K Company, 28th Massachusetts. Where would I go about getting information about him?