MS 089
AUTHOR : Cannon, J. P., b. 1843.
TITLE : J. P. Cannon papers,
DATES : 1861-1865.
SIZE : 1 box ; 7 x 32 x 26 cm.
ARRANGEMENT: Series; Chronological arrangement. Inventory available online.
HISTORY NOTE : J. P. Cannon was born in Gravelly Springs, Alabama in 1843. In the Fall of 1861, Cannon joined the Confederate Army in Florence, Alabama as a private. He would see action with Company C of the 27th Alabama in the states of Tennessee, Mississippi, Alabama and Georgia. Following the war, he opened a pharmacy in McKenzie, Tennessee and resided there until the day of his death in 1919.
CONTENTS : Consists of diary and memoir transcripts of a private who served in the 27th Alabama Volunteer Infantry during the American Civil War. Most of the material present in the collection is in his book entitled "Inside of rebeldom: the daily life of a private in the Confederate Army." Includes biographical information and photographs of the author.
SUBJECT : Cannon, J. P., b. 1843.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives, Confederate.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Regimental.
Confederate States of America. Army. Alabama Infantry Regiment, 27th. Company C.

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