University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Richard I. Stone Diaries



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Stone, Richard I.
Title: Richard I. Stone Diaries
Dates: 1860s-1870s (bulk 1860-1865)
Abstract: Civil War diaries of Confederate soldier Richard I. Stone, describing camp life and travel through Arkansas and Louisiana.
Extent: 1/2 in.
Laguage: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Richard I. Stone, teacher from Warrensburg, Missouri, served in the Confederate army in Arkansas and Louisiana during the Civil War.


Scope and Contents

Civil War diaries of Confederate soldier Richard I. Stone, describing camp life and travel through Arkansas; fighting near the Arkansas River; Company C.; and Camp Bragg, Louisiana.

One of the two leather-bound volumes includes Stone's financial accounts and the attendance records he kept as a school teacher (ca. 1860). Also included is a single page furlough handwritten and signed by W.P Anderson (1864).


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Richard I. Stone Diaries, Dolph Briscoe Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.


Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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2.325/A157 Diaries
Furlough