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Benjamin Henry Pope journal

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Type: Diaries | Text
Creator: Pope, Benjamin Henry, 1830-1898
Title: Benjamin Henry Pope journal
Date: 1862
Description: The journal includes entries from Benjamin Henry Pope in 1862 as he serves in Company K, 9th Mississippi Infantry, and provides details of battles in the Glasgow/Cave City/Munfordville, Kentucky area and his opinion that General Chalmers made errors and poor decisions.

Related materials available in the following collections of this repository: Marcellus Stanley family papers, MS 3514; Stanley family papers, MS 2541; Stanley letters, MS 575; Benjamin Henry Pope letters, MS 368.

Marcellus Stanley (1823-1890) married Julia Pope (1825-1894) and lived in Athens, Georgia. During the Civil War, Stanley was the first Captain of the Troop Artillery and later a Major. Benjamin Henry Pope (1830-1898) was Julia's brother.

America's Turning Point: Documenting the Civil War Experience in Georgia received support from a Digitizing Historical Records grant awarded to the Atlanta History Center, Georgia Historical Society, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, and the Digital Library of Georgia by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

Subjects: Kentucky--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 | Chalmers, James R. (James Ronald), 1831-1898 | Confederate States of America. Army. Mississippi Infantry Regiment, 6th. Company K | Kentucky
Contributors: Hargrett Library
Online Publisher: [Athens, Ga.] : Digital Library of Georgia in association with the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, 2012
Original Material: Marcellus Stanley family papers, MS 3697. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.
Rights and Usage: Cite as: Marcellus Stanley family papers, MS 3697. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries., as presented in the Digital Library of Georgia.
Persistent Link to Item: http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/harg/turningpoint/id:harg3697-001-002

Related Institutions: Digital Library of Georgia
Georgia Historical Society
Atlanta History Center
Hargrett Library
Collection Information: America's Turning Point: Documenting the Civil War Experience in Georgia