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Thomas Jefferson Johnston Diary (1861-1864)
Thomas Jefferson Johnston Diary (1861-1864)

THOMAS JEFFERSON JOHNSTON COLLECTION, 1861-1864, 1992 (Accession 1217, M582 (635))

This collection includes two bound volumes.  One of the bound volumes is 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-) (great grandson of Thomas Jefferson Johnston) in 1992. Thomas Jefferson Johnston fought in the Union Army in Company C, 11th Regiment Iowa Infantry, Belknap’s Iowa Brigade, XVII Corps, Army of the Tennessee. He fought in the battles at Shiloh, Vicksburg, and Atlanta.

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