Finding aid and scan (Click on "Additional Files" below) for Manuscripts Small Collection 2589. Typescript copy (prepared in 1911) of Marcus Bearden DeWitt’s pocket memorandum book from March-June 1863 and May 1865. A chaplain with the 8th Tennessee Infantry (C.S.A), DeWitt chronicles 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.
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Folklife Archives, Manuscripts &, "DeWitt, Marcus Bearden, 1835-1901 (SC 2589)" (2012). MSS Finding Aids. Paper 2286.