Title

Unknown Confederate soldier diary, 1865

Creator

Date Original

1865

Description

The collection includes the diary and a transcription of the diary.

Biographical/Historical Note

This collection contains an unknown Confederate soldier's diary from May 5, 1865 through May 27, 1865. The diary describes troop movement and locations in South Carolina, Alabama, and Georgia. The author writes about the capture of Confederate President Jefferson Davis and how he and his fellow troops were handling the disappointment. He also details the destruction, caused by the war, of the areas his company passed through.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Arkansas; Alabama; Georgia; South Carolina

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.004.011

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Unknown Confederate soldier diary, SMC.004.011

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Unknown Confederate soldier diary, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Rights

Use and reproduction of images held by the Arkansas State Archives without prior written permission is prohibited. For information on reproducing images held by the Arkansas State Archives, please call 501-682-6900 or email at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

Disciplines

United States History

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