E. Augustus Garrison journal 1861-1869 Garrison, E. Augustus


E. Augustus Garrison journal, Garrison, E. Augustus, 1861-1869

E. Augustus Garrison journal 1861-1869 Garrison, E. Augustus

The journal of E. Augustus Garrison documents his work as a lay preacher to his family's slaves, duties as a sergeant in the 2nd Mississippi Infantry Battalion (later the 48th Mississippi Infantry) and chaplain to the 48th Mississippi Infantry, and post-Civil War efforts to reconstruct his (prewar) life as a cotton planter.

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