John and Samuel Hunt papers  1855-1883 (bulk 1861-1865)
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Additional Descriptive Data

Index for John R. Hunt, Jr., Journal

  • January 1862:

    • Political sympathies
    • Hotels
    • Travels
    • Church
    • Foraging
    • Peach brandy
    • Teasing southern women
    • Society for mind improvement
    • Smallpox
  • February 1862:

    • Recreation
    • Capture of firearms
    • Scouting expedition
    • Prisoners
    • Tracking a black man
    • Description of St. Louis
    • Confederate money
    • Washington's birthday
    • Dress parade
    • Home of "the Hermit"
    • Incident of the horse
    • Predictions for Union victory
  • March 1862:

    • Entertainments
    • Prisoners and parole
    • Orders to leave Missouri
    • Journey south
    • Tennessee patriotism (Union)
    • Pittsburg Landing battleground
    • Missing soldier
  • April 1862:

    • Dress parade under Grant
  • May 1862:

    • Trip north to Cincinnati
    • Quinine as medicine
    • Skirmishes
    • Advance on Corinth
    • Description of Corinth
  • June 1862:

    • Fall of Corinth
    • Strained tempers
    • Prisoners
    • Trip to Ohio
  • August 1862:

    • Ohio Copperhead
    • Draft
  • November 1862:

    • Corinth battlefield
    • Corinth fortifications
    • Dances
    • Brass band serenade
    • Cemetery
    • Card playing
    • Generals Grant and McClellan
    • Camp diversions
    • Field practice
    • Blacks "entertain" troops
    • Preparations for a siege
  • December 1862:

    • Christmas Day horse race
Related Materials

John Hunt's 1865 diary is held at the Ohio Historical Society in the John R. Hunt papers.

Bibliography

For a more detailed biographical sketch, see Hunt, S. Furman, and Wilson, C.D. Orations and historical addresses.