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Susan Amelia Ramsey Diary, September 1863-April 1864.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.2008.001

Scope and Contents

Susan Amelia Ramsey diary, September 1863-April 1864. Contains 1857 poems and essays at the front of the volume, then diary entries re: Civil War from September 1863 to April 1864, with several entries until July 1864 (written by other family members?) and one entry for April 15, 1865. Susan A. Ramsey was 17 years old when she began the diary and lived with her Confederate family east of Knoxville, Tenn.

Dates

  • 1863-1865

Conditions Governing Access

Material is available for research. Prior arrangement MUST be made by contacting the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection at mcclung-archivist@knoxlib.org

Extent

1 folder

General

Robert Tracy McKenzie transcribed the diary and published an article in the Journal of East Tennessee History, 2007. A copy of the article in in the folder with the diary.
Title
Susan Amelia Ramsey Diary, September 1863-April 1864.
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
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Repository Details

Part of the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection Repository

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