|Title:||Thomas J. Barb diary|
|Collection No.:||MSN/CW 8002|
|Creator:||Barb, Thomas J. (Thomas Jacob), 1842-1899|
|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 Civil War manuscript diary of Confederate States trooper Thomas J. Barb, written as a member of the 1st (Dobbin's) Arkansas Cavalry Regiment. Entries extend from 18 June to 11 September 1863 and include accounts of several key engagements in Arkansas, including the attack on Helena and the defense of Little Rock.|
Soldiers -- Arkansas -- Diaries
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives
Confederate States of America. Army. Arkansas Cavalry Regiment, 1st
Arkansas -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Restrictions: There are no access restrictions on this collection
Preferred Citation: Thomas J. Barb Diary, Department of Special Collections, Hesburgh Libraries of Notre Dame.
Acquisition and Processing Note: The Barb diary was purchased by the Hesburgh Libraries of Notre Dame in 2000, via ebay. 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".