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This collection is archived in Manuscripts & Folklife Archives at Western Kentucky University; 270-745-6434;


Finding aid and scans (Click on "additional files" below) for Manuscripts Small Collection 175. Confederate Civil War diary kept by William P. Davis, of the Enterprise Guards, Company B, 14th Mississippi Infantry, from April-December 1861. The diary covers his company’s tour of duty from Corinth, Mississippi through Tennessee to Kentucky. A major portion concerns Bowling Green, Kentucky and vicinity. Includes a muster roll and guard lists for Company B. Also includes a typescript of the narrative portions of the diary.


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