University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Mahlon W. Barber and C.S. Durning Diary, 1864



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Barber, Mahlon W.
Title: Mahlon W. Barber and C.S. Durning Diary
Dates: 1864
Abstract: Daily account of camp life and troop movements kept by Union Corporal Barber (1843-1864), from January 1, 1864, through April 7, 1864. After Barber's death at Sabine Cross Roads, Louisiana, the account is resumed by Confederate Private Durning, from April 9, 1864, through December 31, 1864.
Extent: 1 inch
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History,The University of Texas at Austin

Scope and Contents

Daily account of camp life and troop movements kept by Union Corporal Barber (1843-1864), from January 1, 1864, through April 7, 1864. After Barber's death at Sabine Cross Roads, Louisiana, the account is resumed by Confederate Private Durning, from April 9, 1864, through December 31, 1864.


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Index Terms

Subjects
Barber, Mahlon W.
Durning, C.S.
Civil War - Battles, campaigns, and sieges.
Diaries.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Mahlon W. Barber and C.S. Durning Diary, 1864, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.


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Inventory

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2B38 Manuscript diary
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2Q429 Typed transcript (2 copies)