University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the M. A. Hubert Diary, 1863



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Hubert, M. A., b. 1837
Title: Hubert, M. A., Diary
Dates: 1863
Abstract: The M. A. Hubert Diary, 1863, chronicles Hubert’s experiences as a wounded Confederate prisoner in a Union prison hospital between July 27 and September 28, 1863
Extent: 2 items
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

After being wounded in the foot at the Battle of Gettysburg, Confederate soldier M. A. Hubert (b. 1837) was sent a prison-hospital in Baltimore, Maryland. He remained there for two months until he returned to the Confederacy as part of a prisoner parole.


Scope and Contents

The M. A. Hubert Diary, 1863, chronicles Hubert’s experiences as a wounded Confederate prisoner in a Union prison hospital between July 27 and September 28, 1863. Hubert notes the atmosphere, particularly excitement about the possibility of going home. He also discusses his wound, the care he receives from the medical staff, and conditions within the hospital.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.


Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Hubert, M. A., b. 1837 -- Archives
Subjects
Prisoners of war -- Maryland -- Baltimore
Places
Baltimore (Md.)
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Prisoners and prisons
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Hospitals
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives, Confederate

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

M. A. Hubert Diary, 1863, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

Basic processing and cataloging of this collection was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Briscoe Center’s History Revealed: Bringing Collections to Light project, 2009-2011.


Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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2R55 M. A. Hubert Diary, 1863