Nixon, Liberty Independence diary (1861-1862)

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Creator:Nixon, Liberty Independence
Creator:Hicks, Joyce
Creator:Thornton, Linda
Creator:Galati, Leslie Ann
Title:Nixon, Liberty Independence diary (1861-1862)

This is the diary of Liberty Independence Nixon who was a resident of Limestone County, Alabama prior to the American Civil War. The evidence suggests that he was a soldier in the Confederate Army in Company E of the 50th Alabama Regiment, peace officer, school teacher, post master, and actively involved in Democratic Party politics. The diary contains recollections and reminiscences interspersed with events. Nixon was part of Company E, 50th Alabama Regiment which fought at Shiloh.

Local identification number: RG 1074

Local identification number: Nixon tif

Subjects:Nixon, Liberty Independence | Confederate States of America. Army. Alabama Infantry Regiment, 50th. Company E | United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 | United States, Alabama, 32.318231, -86.902298
Collection:Auburn University Libraries' Civil War Diaries
Institution:Auburn University Libraries
Contributors:Auburn University. Library. Special Collections and Archives
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Liberty Independence Nixon Papers, Auburn University Libraries. Special Collections and Archives.

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