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Charles Wood diary

Charles Wood diary

Descriptive Summary

Title: Charles Wood diary
Creator: Wood, Charles, active 1857-1869
Inclusive Dates: 1857-1869
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms2734
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Scope and Content

The collection consists of a diary of Charles Wood. Early entries relate to Wood's activities as a law student and his political views. Entries in 1861 describe his journey from Richmond, Virginia to Tallahassee, Florida after being assigned as aide-de-camp to General John B. Grayson, who was Commander of the Dept. of East Florida. Wood describes the various towns he traveled through and upon arriving in Tallahassee, the illness and death of General Grayson. In 1863, he writes a short entry discussing the war's impact on his personal philosophy. The volume also contains personal financial accounts from 1868-1869.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Charles Wood diary, ms2734, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2017.

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
Florida -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
Grayson, John B., -1861
Tallahassee (Fla.)

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Diary Access Online