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Fain, John H., 1825-1873

 Person

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Fannie A. Fain Diaries

 Collection — other: Folders 1-3 in Box C
Identifier: 500-AppMs 133
Scope and Contents The Fannie A. Fain Diaries consist of photocopies of two handwritten diaries, plus a typed transcription of the first diary. The first one covers the period of the Civil War and dates from November 26, 1863 through March 19, 1865; and the second one covers the latter part of her life dating from March 6, 1867 to March 6, 1898.

The first diary gives a glimpse of daily life in upper East Tennessee during the Civil War. She specifically mentions events at Zollicoffer (now Bluff City, ...