Scope and Contents
This collection is a typed copy of Leonard H. Mahan's diary from January 3, 1862 through August 6, 1863. The Battle of Shiloh, April 6 and 7, 1862, is on pages 2 and 3. Entries for 1863 begin on page 7. His final entry on August 6, 1863 states: "Strong talk of an early move. Suppose we will start on Monday for East Tenn. or Chattanooga. Army in splendid condition." On pages 12 and 13, Leonard listed the members of Company C, 31st Infantry, with himself as First Sergeant. On page 13, he gives...