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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives, Confederate

Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Eugene Banks diary

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 57
Scope and Contents

Handwritten diary which contains an account of military life during the Civil War from a Southern officer's point of view. Banks includes descriptions of the Battle of Missionary Ridge, the Confederate retreat, and the execution of four deserters. Collection also includes a typescript of the diary and a description of the diary with background information on Banks written in 1976 by Darrell Batson. Photocopies of materials also included with collection.

Dates: 1863-1976

J. R. Goodwin letters

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230349331]
Identifier: MSS 519
Scope and Contents Photocopies of handwritten letters. All of the items were written to Goodwin's sister, Alice. Goodwin wrote these letters while in Confederate service in Virginia and Tennesee. Goodwin tells about burying a friend, rumors, army life, and mentions the battle of Corinth and Sharpsburg (Antietam). Goodwin writes about standing sentry over a group of Union prisoners that were "the poorest looking set of men that I ever seen [.] there are some little boys among them. one of them was about...
Dates: 1861-1862

Charles Whipple Hadley diary and correspondence

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 177
Scope and Contents Handwritten diary and correspondence. The letters relate primarily to business and family matters. Also included are materials relating to astrology and horoscopes. The diary was kept from 1861 to 1862 when Hadley was serving with the Iowa Volunteers. His accounts are often vivid and detailed. He writes about army life and actual combat. He fought in the battle of Shiloh in April of 1862 and was captured in the fight. He was in Confederate prisons until paroled. Also included is a...
Dates: 1861-1913

O. T. Hanks reminiscences

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 671
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed record of Hank's involvement in the Civil War. The account was written from memory in 1918 and describes his service in Company K, First Texas Infantry.

Dates: 1918