Benjamin Huddle Diary
Scope and Contents
The Benjamin Huddle Diary collection consists of a photocopy and transcript of the diary, which describes his experiences in the war. The transcript was produced by Randal Huddle of Rural Retreat, VA.
- 1861 - 1865
- Huddle, Benjamin, 1840-1916 (Person)
Language of Materials
The materials in the collection are in English.
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use
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Benjamin Huddle was born September 22, 1840. He enlisted on July 23, 1861 in Wythe County as a Confederate soldier in Company B of the 29th Virginia Infantry. He was first wounded in action at Middle Creek , KY, on January 10, 1862 where he was shot in both thighs. He returned and reenlisted in 1862, although he was wounded in action again at Five Forks on March 31, 1865 where he was shot in the arm. He was brought to a hospital in Farmville, Virginia where his arm was amputated. Paroled in April 1865, Huddle died November 29, 1916.
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The Benjamin Huddle Diary collection consists of a photocopy and transcript of the diary, which describes his experience in the war. The transcript was produced by Randal Huddle of Rural Retreat, VA.
Source of Acquisition
The Benjamin Huddle Diary collection was acquired by Special Collection prior to 1985. The transcript was acquired in 2011.
Rights Statement for Archival Description
The guide to the Benjamin Huddle Diary by Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, is licensed under a CC0 (https://creativecommons.org/share-your-work/public-domain/cc0/).
The processing, arrangement, and description of the Benjamin Huddle Diary was completed in 1985. Additional information was completed in May 2011.
- A Guide to the Benjamin Huddle Diary, 1861-1865
- 2011(CC0 1.0)
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Description is in English
- 2020-08-12: Finding aid notes updated to new department standards. juliags
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