New Mexico Civil War journal, 1862.

Author
Simon [Browse]
Format
Manuscript
Description
1 v. ; 14.5 cm.

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Library of Congress genre
Diaries [Browse]
Getty AAT genre
DiariesNew Mexico1862 [Browse]
Compiled/​Created
1862.
Summary note
Original manuscript journal kept by “Simon,” the New York Times correspondent in New Mexico during the Civil War, covering the period from September 25 to December 28, 1862. Describes local military affairs, issues surrounding the suspension of habeas corpus and the trials of Confederate prisoners from Texas, relations with hostile Apaches and other Indians, religious matters, and everyday life in Albuquerque. Approximately 11,000 words in 124 pp., bound in small wallet-style clothbound volume.
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