William A. Mayo Diary
This collection is a diary written by William A. Mayo of Monroe County, Tennessee between the years 1861 and 1866. The majority of the diary Mayo recounts daily life during his years as a captured captain in the Confederate Army as well as a list of fellow prisoners. Mayo was kept in a Union prison on Johnson's Island in Lake Erie. This item is a typescript.
This collection is in English.
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0.1 Linear Feet (1 folder)
This collection is a diary written by William A. Mayo of Monroe County, Tennessee between the years 1861 and 1866.
William A. Mayo served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War. In October 1864 he was captured and imprisoned during the war at Johnson's Island on Lake Erie, Ohio. He died September 19, 1869 in Monroe County, Tenn.
This collection is in one folder.