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Guide to the Thomas J. Barb Diary

MSN/CW 8002


Collection Summary

Title: Thomas J. Barb diary
Dates: 1863
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.

Selected Search Terms

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

Administrative Information

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.

Arrangement Note

The collection is in one folder.

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