[Civil War Diary of Dr. John Henry Bass]

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Transcript of the diary of D. John Henry Bass documenting his time in the Confederate Army, including his observations, notes about the progress of the war and various skirmishes, and being wounded.

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[90] p.

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Bass, John Henry 1864.

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Transcript of the diary of D. John Henry Bass documenting his time in the Confederate Army, including his observations, notes about the progress of the war and various skirmishes, and being wounded.

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[90] p.

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Additional historical context: Born in 1839 in Adams County, Mississippi, Dr. Bass served with the Confederacy as an assistant surgeon with the 14th and 25th Louisiana Infantry Companies from February 11, 1863-May 5, 1865. The diary covers his activities in Georgia and Alabama between April 28th and December 5th, 1864. Dr. Bass passed away at his daughter’s home in Abilene, Texas in 1910.

Donated by Charles Bass to the McWhiney History Education Group, formerly known as the Grady McWhiney Research Foundation, the Civil War Diary of Dr. John Henry Bass is housed at McMurry University’s Jay-Rollins Library in Abilene, Texas.

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Transcript of the diary of D. John Henry Bass documenting his time in the Confederate Army, including his observations, notes about the progress of the war and various skirmishes, and being wounded.

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Bass, John Henry. [Civil War Diary of Dr. John Henry Bass], book, 1864; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth1298029/: accessed January 26, 2023), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting McWhiney History Education Group.

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