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Etheldred Rainey diary

Etheldred Rainey diary

Descriptive Summary

Title: Etheldred Rainey diary
Creator: Rainey, Etheldred
Inclusive Dates: 1861, 1893
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms1152
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Etheldred Rainey, a soldier in the Confederate Army during the Civil War, was a native of Newnan, Georgia.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of a diary of Etheldred Rainey, while serving in Phillips Legion of the Georgia State Reserves during the Civil War from October-December 1861. Entries chronicle in great detail his camp and actions in the field at Raleigh and Fayetteville (North Carolina), Johnson City (Tennessee), and Virginia. The collection also consists of a transcript of the diary, and obituary clippings for Rainey and his wife, Elizabeth.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Etheldred Rainey diary, ms 1152. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2016.

General Notes

This collection has been digitized and is available online as part of America's Turning Point: Documenting the Civil War Experience in Georgia.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Confederate States of America. Army. Phillips Legion
North Carolina -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Diary and obituary clippings, 1861, 1893 Access Online