Scope and Contents
The first of the three folders contains a handwritten copy of Mr. Connelly's Civil War diary as well as small, original diary from 1863. The second folder contains a copy of the transcript compiled by his daughter. The third folder contains the original transcript.The diary begins in August 1861 and goes to September 1863. During his service, Lt. Connelly fought under General Grant at Fort Donelson; at the Battle of Shiloh; at the siege of Corinth; and was in General Buell's army...