Alexander Hobbs diary, 1862-1863

Hobbs, Alexander


2 v..
Diary recounting Hobbs's trip to Galveston, Tex., in Dec. 1862, participation in the battle of Galveston, Jan. 1, 1863, capture by Confederate forces, criticism of the conduct of Union Comd. William B. Renshaw, time as a prisoner of war, and his exchange; together with Bible containing notes on soldiers' deaths and burials and a rough list of dates of his arrival at various locations.
U.S. soldier, of Massachusetts.

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