Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: SM 83-06
Content Description Absalom Joshua Burum, a native of Tennessee, joined the Thomas Legion in 1862 as first sergeant, and fought beside Col. William Stringfield's contingent of the Legion for two and a half years. Of the 2,500 men who served in Legion, Burum was to stay with it almost to the last. Although his diary contains mostly weather reports, it also tracks the Legion's movements for 1864. In addition to the diary, the collection contains a typed transcript of the diary, a letter from Burum to his fiance, a...
Dates: 1864 - 1865
Identifier: SM 83-03
Content Description Photocopy of the dissertation of Ellen Engleman Black (Winston) for her M.A. degree at the University of Chicago in 1928 concerning the economic and social development of Swain County, North Carolina, in the early 1900s.