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Frances A. Murdoch Journal

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2009-132
Abstract

The collection contains the journal of a young woman living on a Mississippi plantation during the Civil War, relaying descriptions of a battle between the Natchez militia and a Union gunboat, the death of Colonel Stuart Wilkins Fisk at the Battle of Murfreesboro, the plundering of Bruinsburg by Union soldiers, and other war news.

Dates: 1861 - 1863

Filtered By

  • Subject: United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Diaries X
  • Subject: Women -- History X
  • Names: Murdoch, Francis A., b.1847 X