|Title:||Thomas Benton Alexander diary|
|Collection No.:||MSN/CW 8003|
|Creator:||Alexander, Thomas Benton, 1839-1928|
|Extent:||1 folder; 1 item|
|Language:||Collection material in English|
|Repository:||University of Notre Dame. Hesburgh Libraries, Department of Special Collections. 102 Hesburgh Library, Notre Dame, IN 46556|
|Abstract:||A short-entry Civil War manuscript diary of Confederate States soldier Thomas Benton Alexander, written as a member of the 1st Tennessee Heavy Artillery Regiment, Company B (3rd). Much of the content dates from the final year of the war, when Alexander was captured at Mobile Bay and imprisoned at Elmira, New York.|
Soldiers -- Tennessee -- Diaries
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives
Confederate States of America. Army. Tennessee Heavy Artillery Regiment, 1st
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Prisoners and prisons
Mobile Bay, Battle of, Ala., 1864
Restrictions: There are no access restrictions on this collection
Preferred Citation: Thomas Benton Alexander Diary, Department of Special Collections, Hesburgh Libraries of Notre Dame.
Acquisition and Processing Note: The Alexander diary was purchased by the Hesburgh Libraries of Notre Dame in 2002, from Jay Collier of Nashville TN. Arranged and described 2002, by George Rugg. Finding aid 2011, by George Rugg.
The collection is in one folder.
- For fuller information on this manuscript, including a textual transcription and digital images, please see the digital project "Manuscripts of the American Civil War".