Thursday, November 27, 2014

Confederate's diary donated to Pea Ridge

Three descendants recently donated a Civil War diary to a battlefield park in Arkansas. The diary was kept by Pvt.William Vaughan, who fought in the 7th Division of the Missouri State Guard Confederate States Army. The small, leather-bound diary, kept by Vaughan from Dec. 14, 1861 to May 27, 1862, includes a first-hand description of the Battle of Pea Ridge and the Confederate retreat to Memphis. • Article

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