Manuscript Collection

Thomas Jefferson Johnston Collection - Accession 1217 - M582 (635)

Title

Thomas Jefferson Johnston Collection - Accession 1217 - M582 (635)

Files

Identifier

Accession 1217 - M582 (635)

Inclusive Dates

1861-1864, 1992

Restrictions

Open under the rules and regulations of the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections

Collection Size

2 Bound Volumes

Language

English

Historical Note

Thomas Jefferson Johnston (1837-1894) fought for the Union Army in Company C, 11th Regiment Iowa Infantry, Belknap’s Iowa Brigade, XVII Corps, Army of the Tennessee during the American Civil War. He fought in the battles at Shiloh, Vicksburg, and Atlanta.

Scope and Content Note

The Thomas Jefferson Johnston Papers consists of the Civil War diary of Thomas Jefferson Johnston (1837-1894) from 1861 to August 7, 1864. Also included is a transcription of the journal as well as contextual notes of what was occurring during the war at large by Robert James Johnston (1945-2015) (great grandson of Thomas Jefferson Johnston) in 1992.

Provenance

The Thomas Jefferson Johnston Papers were deposited with the Winthrop Archives on June 28, 2005.

Keywords

American Civil War, Diaries, Union Army

Copyright

For information concerning copyright please contact the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections at Winthrop University.

Thomas Jefferson Johnston Collection - Accession 1217 - M582 (635)

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