John Wesley Henderson diaries [microform], 1864-1867.


Henderson, John W., 1838-1893. John Wesley Henderson diaries [microform], 1864-1867.

John Wesley Henderson diaries [microform], 1864-1867.

The two John Wesley Henderson diaries provide a glimpse of the life of a cavalry soldier on duty in Virginia during the latter half of the Civil War.

1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm.

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