Charles Everett Adams diaries  1874-1940
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   Container / Location    Title
Box   F6.2 Schoff Civil War Collection, Diaries and Journals  
E. Augustus Garrison journal,  1861 July 08-1869 October 08 [series]:
Page   1-26  
Accounts of T. Garrison [subseries]:
Page   27-57  
Daily entries,  1861 July 08 -September 10 [subseries]:
 
 1861 July
 
Concert at Port Gibson, Miss.
 
Miss. school graduation
 
Church service
 
Southern patriotism
 
Bull Run reported; gloating
 
Abe Lincoln scorned
 
Shingling a cottage
 
 1861 August
 
Town vs. country living
 
Black church service
 
Gloating over Bull Run
 
Whites/blacks, separate churches
 
Prayer meeting for Confederacy
 
Preaching to blacks
 
He joins army
 
 1861 September
 
Formation of company
 
War news
 
Justification for war: religion and country
 
Departure for field
Page   58-59  
Synopsis of war at close; list of family and slaves [subseries]:
Page   60-72  
Synopsis [subseries]:
 
 1861 September-1863 February
 
Richmond
 
President and cabinet
 
Yorktown
 
Regular army colonel's discipline
 
Peninsular campaign
 
J.S. Magruder
 
Yanks at Peach Orchard
 
Evacuation of Yorktown
 
Williamsburg
 
Seven Pines
 
Beaver Dam
 
Robert E. Lee
 
Gaines Mills
 
Malvern Hill
 
Jubilation over success
 
Maneuvers in Virginia
 
Antietam/Sharpsburg
 
Fredericksburg
 
"On to Richmond" (ha-ha)
 
Fighting Joe Hooker
 
Mission home after conscripts and absentees
 
Visit with family
 
List of his battles fought
 
Description of camp at Fredericksburg
Page   73-104  
Daily entries,  1863 February 20-1863 April 05 [subseries]:
 
 1863 February
 
Slaves working on Vicksburg fortifications
 
W.R. Barksdale's farewell address
 
Newspaper article about battalion
 
Railroad accident
 
 1863 March
 
Methodist convention
 
Mistaken for a conscript
 
"Colored prophet"
 
Description of southern family
 
Plantation on fire
 
Romance nipped by soldier's death
 
Siege of Vicksburg
 
Thanksgiving day
 
Description of Vicksburg
 
  April 1863
 
Southern womanhood
 
Child drowns
 
Off to war
Page   105-106  
[Missing] [subseries]:
Page   107-114  
Synopsis [subseries]:
 
 1863 April-1863 October
 
Commission as Chaplain
 
Chancellorsville
 
Religious revivals
 
Union sentiment in Maryland
 
Gettysburg
 
News of Vicksburg
 
Church services
Page   114-118  
 1863 October 02-1863 October 12 [subseries]:
Page   118-129  
Synopsis [subseries]:
 
 1863 October-1865 October
 
He destroys diary
 
Building camp cabins
 
Confederate desertion
 
Battle of the Wilderness
 
Soldiers' comments in battle
 
Before Petersburg
 
Land mine experiments
 
Army fate, Summer  1864
 
Religion in the army
 
Hatred for Sherman
 
Confederate generals
 
Petersburg campaign
 
Confederacy crumbles
 
He is captured
 
Lincoln's assassination
 
Release from prison
 
Brother's death
 
Cotton stealing
Page   130-244  
Occasional entries,  1865 October-1869 October 09 [subseries]:
 
 1866
 
Barter in land-trading
 
Black servants
 
Stolen cotton
 
Farming in Mississippi
 
Port-war fortunes
 
Fourth of July
 
European wars
 
Jeff Davis in chains
 
Trans-Atlantic cable
 
Union Convention in Philadelphia
 
Black servant gotten from jail
 
Confederate postage stamp
 
Thievery and black unrest
 
 1867 January-1867 February
 
Mississippi Annual Convention (Methodist Church)
 
He sells farm
 
Assassination and gold theft attempt
 
"Mad radicals of Congress"
 
 1867 March
 
New Congress convenes
 
Black-white relations on farm
 
Slave vs. servant status
 
Reconstruction bill in Congress
 
He attempts suicide
 
Military rule passed in Congress
 
Lazy black farm hands
 
Former slave's advice
 
 1867 April-1867 July
 
 1868 election predictions
 
Southern economy
 
Purchase of Russia
 
Jeff Davis released from prison
 
Knife fight over blacks' "place"
 
Fourth of July in Mississippi
 
Lazy blacks
 
 1867 August-1867 December
 
Blacks speak in own behalf
 
Johnson removes Edwin Stanton
 
Blacks owe white man money
 
Reconstruction politics
 
 1868
 
South in debt
 
Lazy blacks
 
Johnson's impeachment
 
Wife discontented with poverty
 
 1869
 
Selling patent medicine
 
Reconstruction politics