About a third of the letters are handwritten, and the rest are typed; some of the handwritten copies are faded and difficult to read. Many of the letters report on the daily operations of the company. Other topics include supply, labor, and...
Jordan wrote the diary in the form of a letter to his wife, Julia. In it he discusses daily life in his regiment; their camp at the University of Tennessee in Nashville; the discovery of a woman posing as a soldier; speculations about the length of...
The list also gives the men's names, ranks, regiments, and dates of death. Common personal effects include clothing, money, and paper goods; in some cases the soldiers' belongings were "sent home with the corpse." The entries for two of the men...
In the diary Espy discusses topics such as family life, church activities, weather, household chores, and her experience during the Civil War. Transcriptions are available: http://home.mchsi.com/~mlyle/diaryintro.html [not on the ADAH website].
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