Charles H. Knox diary and letters

Charles H. Knox diary and letters

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Knox, Charles H., fl. 1864
Title: Charles H. Knox diary and letters
Dates: 1864-1865
Quantity: 1.0 folder(s)
Coll. Number: ms3432

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of a diary kept by Charles H. Knox in which he describes the battle which resulted in his capture, travel to Andersonville Prison, layout of the prison, food and prices, number of prisoners arriving on various days, punishments, hangings and exchange of prisoners.

The collection also includes two letters Knox wrote to his wife: dated Andersonville, Georgia, May 30, 1864, regarding Knox’s imprisonment; dated Annapolis, March 15, 1865, regarding his health and his exchange.

Index Terms

Andersonville Prison.
Florence Prison (S.C.).
Prisoners of war--Georgia--Andersonville--Personal narratives.
Prisoners of war--Maryland--Annapolis--Personal narratives.
Prisoners of war--South Carolina--Florence--Personal narratives.
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Prisoners and prisons.
United States. Army. Connecticut Artillery Regiment, 1st (1862-1865). Company L.

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.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Charles H. Knox diary and letters, ms3432, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Diary and letters, 1864-1865 View online.