A Guide to the Richard Henry Adams Diaries, 1862-1865 Adams, Richard Henry Diaries Ms1994-013

Richard Henry Adams Diaries, 1862-1865

A Collection in
Special Collections
Collection Number Ms1994-013


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Repository
Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.
Collection Number
Ms1994-013
Title
Richard Henry Adams Diaries, 1862-1865
Physical Characteristics
0.1 cu. ft. 1 folder
Creator
Adams, Richard Henry, 5th Regiment, Alabama Infantry
Language
English

Please note: The current finding aid includes only minimal description of the collection. If you have questions, please contact Special Collections (specref@vt.edu) for more information.



Scope and Content

Served as a captain in the 5th Alabama Regiment, Confederate States of America, during the Civil War. Collection contains transcripts of diaries written between April 1862 and February 1865, much of it while as a prisoner of war.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • Civil War
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Diaries

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

  • Adams, Richard Henry, 5th Regiment, Alabama Infantry