Scope and Contents
The collection includes two items, a photocopied Civil War diary kept by Williams and a photocopy from a Gibson County history with a history of the 91st Regiment. The diary dates from October 12, 1861 to July 1, 1864. The entries vary from short entries of one or two sentences to lengthy retrospective essays. Early 1863 references concern travel by steamer on the Ohio River in the area of Evansville, Indiana, and Henderson and Spottsville, Kentucky. Afterwards, Williams’ company briefly...