Lizzie Hardin diary

Descriptive Summary

Title
Lizzie Hardin diary
Creator
Hardin, Lizzie
Extent
0.1 Cubic Feet
Subjects
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
Soldiers -- Kentucky.
Microfilms
Arrangement
Collection is arranged chronologically.
Finding Aid Author
Processed by: Archives Staff ; machine-readable finding aid created by:Eric Weig
Preferred Citation
M-181: [identification of item], Lizzie Hardin diary, 1860-1865, University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
Lizzie Hardin lived in Virginia and Harrodsburg, Kentucky, during the Civil War.
Scope and Content
The Lizzie Hardin diary (dated 1850-1860; 0.1 cubic feet; 1 reel) consists of a microfilm copy of a diary kept by Lizzie Hardin of Harrodsburg, Ky. during the Civil War. Though she began the diary in Virginia, it was written primarily during the time she lived in Harrodsburg. In the diary she describes a raid near Harrodsburg by John Hunt Morgan in 1862 as well as other war-related incidents. At the top of many pages are portraits of soldiers that have been cut out of another source and pasted in the diary.

Restrictions on Access and Use

Conditions Governing Access
Conditions Governing Access Collection is open to researchers by appointment.
Use Restrictions
The physical rights to the materials in this collection are held by the University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.

Contents of the Collection

Lizzie Hardin diary, 1850-1860

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