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Guide to the Alfred Moore Diary

MSN/CW 8010

 

Collection Summary

Title: Alfred Moore diary
Dates: 1864-1865
Collection No.: MSN/CW 8010
Creator: Moore, Alfred, b. 1837
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 manuscript Civil War diary of Confederate States Army lieutenant Alfred Moore, written as a member of Co. I, 11th Virginia Cavalry. Moore's entries extend from September 1864 to February 1865: events covered include Hampton's cattle raid and Rosser's raid on Beverly, West Virginia.

Selected Search Terms

Soldiers -- Virginia -- Diaries
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives
Confederate States of America. Army. Virginia Cavalry Regiment, 11th
Shenandoah Valley Campaign, 1864
Beverly (W. Va.) -- History, Military -- 19th century

Administrative Information

Restrictions: There are no access restrictions on this collection

Preferred Citation: Alfred Moore Diary, Department of Special Collections, Hesburgh Libraries of Notre Dame.

Acquisition and Processing Note: The Moore diary was purchased by the Hesburgh Libraries from Historical Collectible Auctions of Burlington NC (auction of March 2007, lot 121; acquisition funded by Robert and Beverly O'Grady). Arranged and described 2007, by George Rugg. Finding aid 2012, by George Rugg.

Arrangement Note

The collection is in one folder.

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