The Resource Diaries, (microform)

Diaries, (microform)

Label
Diaries, 1859 July 12-1861 Mar. 5
Title
Diaries
Inclusive dates
1859 July 12-1861 Mar. 5
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Diaries, 1859-1861, of Henry Ruffner Paine (1832-1862) of Mississippi consisting of three volumes dated: 12 July 1859-31 March 1860 (252 p.); 1 April-3 July 1860 (434 p.); and 3 July 1860-5 March 1861 (257 p.). The diary entries describe Paine's journey from Holly Springs, Mississippi through Virginia to New York and then Europe. The early entries detail his travels through Virginia. Later entries include descriptions of cities visited including London, Paris, Florence, Venice, and Rome as well as an account of his life and studies as a student at the University of Berlin. Also includes references to news received from the United States
  • Transcripts of the diaries, 1859-1861, edited by Wilmer H. Paine, Jr., are available as Accession 41471
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Biographical or historical data
Henry Ruffner Paine was a teacher of Latin and Greek in Holly Springs, Mississippi before leaving for Europe in the summer of 1859. From September 1859 to March 1861, he was a student at the University of Berlin. During spring vacation from April to June 1860, he and several friends traveled to southern Germany and Italy. Upon returing home sometime in 1861, Paine joined the 1st Rockbridge Artillery. He was killed at the Second Battle of Manassas on 29 August 1862.
Cataloging source
Vi
Label
Diaries, (microform)
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
1
Immediate source of acquisition
  • Paine, Marshall
  • Paine, Wilmer H., Jr.
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000493277
Terms governing use
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Type of unit
reel.

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