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James Shera Diary,1863-1865

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Title

James Shera Diary

Date

1863-1865

Repository

The Filson Historical Society Special Collections Louisville, Kentucky 40208 USA

Conditions Governing Access note

Open to researchers.

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], James Shera Diary, 1863-1865, Special Collections, The Filson Historical Society, Louisville.

Extent

1 vol.

Scope and Content

Union soldier in the 68th Indiana Volunteer Infantry. Photocopy of a typewritten transcript of a diary by Shera while serving with the 68th Indiana Volunteer Infantry in Tennessee, Georgia, and Alabama during the Civil War. Includes their return to Indianapolis, where the unit was disbanded in 1865. Photocopy of typescript. Card file in repository

Subjects

  • United States.-- Army.-- Pay, allowances, etc.
  • United States.-- Army.-- Indiana Volunteer Infantry Regiment, 68th (1862-1865)
  • Atlanta Campaign, 1864.
  • Chattanooga (Tenn.), Battle of, 1863.
  • Chickamauga (Ga.), Battle of, 1863.
  • Fires-- Tennessee-- Chattanooga.
  • Fort Sanders (Knoxville, Tenn.), Battle of, 1863.
  • Missionary Ridge (Tenn. & Ga.), Battle of, 1863.
  • Nashville (Tenn.), Battle of, 1864.
  • Alabama-- History-- Civil War, 1861-1865.
  • Chattanooga (Tenn.)-- History.
  • Georgia-- History-- Civil War, 1861-1865.
  • Indiana-- History-- Civil War, 1861-1865.
  • Knoxville (Tenn.)-- History.
  • Nashville (Tenn.)-- History.
  • Tennessee-- History-- Civil War, 1861-1865.
  • United States-- History-- Civil War, 1861-1865.
  • United States-- History-- Civil War, 1861-1865-- Campaigns.
  • United States-- History-- Civil War, 1861-1865-- Participation, Afro-American.
  • United States-- History-- Civil War, 1861-1865-- Prisoners and prisons.

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