Frank Eldredge enlisted in the 7th Regiment, O.V.I. on April 25,
1861 for a 60 day term, and reenlisted for three years thereafter.
He remained with his unit until March 24, 1864, when he was honorably
discharged. His regiment fought many battles in Virginia, and Eldredge
was wounded at the Battle of Port Republic and again at Chancellorsville.
He also fought at Antietam, Gettysburg, and Lookout Mountain, Tn.
The Eldridge Civil War Diary contains 40 pages of entries and a
29 page insert in the back, dating from July 4 1861 to August 4,