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Document Details


Title: Diary of Charles Wright Wills, August, 1862
Document type: Diary
Accessibility: Paid Only
Repository: Alexander Street Press
Collection: The American Civil War: Letters and Diaries (Subscription only)
URL: http://www.alexanderstreet4.com/cgi-bin/asp/cwld/documentidx.pl?aspdocid=S1561-D017
Original Language: English
Time span: 1862
Speaker: Wills, Charles Wright, 1840-1883
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 17-Apr-1840
Speaker place of birth: Canton, IL; Illinois; United States; North America
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Military personnel; Plantation owner
Age at speaking: 22
Document location: Tuscumbia, AL
Document date: 03-Aug-1862
People discussed: Eleazar Arthur Paine; John Pope; Paine, Eleazar Arthur, 1815-1882; Pope, John, 1822-1892
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Eleazar Arthur Paine; John Pope; Paine, Eleazar Arthur, 1815-1882; Pope, John, 1822-1892
Topics discussed - Other terms: African-Americans; Boredom; Civilians; Confederate army; Domestic life; Economics; Entertainment and recreation; Environment; Ethnic groups; Fires; Generals; Gossip; Guard duty; Health; Intellectual life; Law; Lines of defense; Military; Military marches; Military recruitment; Money; Newspapers; Political causes; Politics; Prejudice; Property destruction; Quartering of troops; Secession; Slavery; Sociology; Soldiers; Thefts; Tobacco use; Travel; Valleys; Weather; Wounds and injuries
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S1561-D017-2999