United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Diaries.
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Jeremiah S. White's account of his experience in the Civil War as a special courier under General Nathan Bedford Forrest of the Confederate Army.
Collection consists of a photocopied version of John M. Nugent's diary, written from 1864 to 1865 while he fought in the American Civil War. Nugent served in the 29th Missouri Regiment as a corporal in Company B. He recorded letters he sent and received, dates of battles he fought in, and weather conditions in his diary.
N. E. Prentice's diary covers approximately seventy pages and dates from January through July of 1865. The entries discuss such topics as the foraging his unit has done, deserters, Union prisoners, African-American refugees, mustering out, Prentice's travel home, and his work after returning home. The diary also contains approximately seventeen pages of autographs from fellow soldiers and several pages of miscellaneous lists and notes.
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.
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.