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Wesley Smith Dorris Diary

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1916
Abstract

This collection contains the diary of Wesley Smith Dorris, a private in the 30th Tennessee Infantry, Company K. Diary entries date between 1861 and 1863. Some portions, including the beginning pages and cover, are missing. Entries describe the Battle of Fort Henry of 1862, Dorris’ capture, and daily life in prisoner camp.

Dates: 1861-1863

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  • Subject: United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Diaries. X
  • Subject: United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Tennessee. X