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Harriet Ellen Moore diary, 1863.

October 12, 2009

Creator: Moore, Harriet Ellen, 1842-1918.
Collection number: 2485
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Abstract: Diary of Moore (later Mrs. Thomas P. Weakley) in Nashville, Tenn., during its occupation by federal troops, concerning weather, social events, army and civilian relations, and
attitudes of blacks who joined the U.S. Army.

Repository: Southern Historical Collection

Collection Highlights: Diary kept by Moore during the occupation of Nashville, Tennessee, by Federal troops. Entries discuss the attitudes of blacks under Union occupation, black soldiers, and the debate over arming blacks to defend Southern cities. Microfilm only.