Publication Date

8-27-2012

Comments

This collection is archived in Manuscripts & Folklife Archives at Western Kentucky University; 270-745-6434; mssfa@wku.edu

Abstract

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2589. Typescript copy (done in 1911) of Marcus Bearden DeWitt’s pocket memorandum book from March-June 1863, then May 1865, chronicling conditions during the Civil War, including camp life, travel, family visits, and religion. Also includes “A Sketch of My Life,” a short autobiography written by DeWitt, and a memorial written by one of his children.

Disciplines

History | Military History | Religion | United States History

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