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Vicksburg (Miss.) -- History.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Charles R. Allen diary collection

Identifier: USGPL-CRA
Scope and Content Note The Charles R. Allen Diary collection contains a diary transcribed by Charles R. Allen in 1902 from his orginial 1861-1864 Civil War diaries. In this volume, Allen has transcribed the roginial diaries but also added notes and essays on the coming of the Civil War, commentary on the events of the War, and notes about life after the War. The collection also contains numerous copies of Allen's original poems, many written about his wartime experiences. Finally, this collection contains the...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1861 - 1931

Orville E. Babcock collection

Identifier: USGPL-OEB
Scope and Content Note The Orville E. Babcock collections contain a number of diaries and personal effects of Grant's former aide-de-camp. Babcock’s diaries begin in 1863 and continue into 1869 (though missing are the crucial years when he joined General Grant's staff). Babcock records his experiences in Kentucky, Ohio, Washington, DC, Vicksburg, Nashville, Knoxville, and Chattanooga, before be summoned to Virginia by General Grant. They also contain information about his post-war experiences in Washington as...
Dates: 1863 - 1884

Charles Johnson Faulk Papers

Identifier: MSS-514
Scope and Contents The Charles Johnson Faulk papers contain the personal and business correspondence of the former executive editor of the Vicksburg Evening Post. There are also the research files Faulk compiled for his column ‘Neighborly Yours’, and a group of manuscripts and notes for various articles, short stories and the unpublished books ‘Dateline Vicksburg’ and ‘Phoenix’. The collection also includes copies of his ‘Neighborly Yours’ columns and a number of published...
Dates: 1864 - 1990; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1989