Manuscript Collection

J.L. McCrorey Civil War Diary - Accession 472 - M194 (236)

Title

J.L. McCrorey Civil War Diary - Accession 472 - M194 (236)

Authors

J. L. McCrorey

Files

Identifier

Accession 472 - M194 (236)

Inclusive Dates

1864

Restrictions

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

Collection Size

7 pieces

Language

English

Scope and Content Note

The J. L. McCrorey Civil War Diary contains a photocopied excerpt from a diary of J. L. McCrorey, 2nd Lieut., Co. B, 4th South Carolina Calvary which covers his capture and life as a prisoner of war held by the Union Army during the American Civil War. Lieutenant McCrorey died on August 20th 1864 of "Congestion of the Lungs" while still a prisoner of war. The Diary was transcribed by Margie Peak in October 1940 from the original manuscript in the possession of J.L. McCrorey of Columbia, S.C.

Provenance

The J.L. McCrorey Civil War Diary was donated to the Archives by William Ragsdale Long on July 26, 1982.

Copyright

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

J.L. McCrorey Civil War Diary - Accession 472 - M194 (236)

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