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Nelson E. Prentice Civil War Diary

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3767

This collection consists of Nelson E. Prentice's Civil War diary which details operations in Ohio and in the Eastern Tennessee/Knoxville area. Prentice served in the Ohio 1st Heavy Artillery from 1863-1865.

Dates

  • 1864

Language

The material in this collection is in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Manuscript and University Archives collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 24 hours is needed to retrieve these items for use. Researchers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet

Abstract

This collection consists of Nelson E. Prentice's Civil War diary which details operations in Ohio and in the Eastern Tennessee/Knoxville area. Prentice served in the Ohio 1st Heavy Artillery from 1863-1865.

Biographical/Historical Note

Nelson E. Prentice enlisted on September 5, 1863 as a 1st Lieutenant in the M Company Ohio 1st Heavy Artillery. He served until he was mustered out on July 25, 1865. In his diary, he recounts his experiences which pertained to operations in Ohio and East Tennessee/Knoxville Areas.

Arrangement

This collection consists of a single folder.

Acquisition Note

This collection was purchased by Special Collections in 2014.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

Contact:
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480