The diary of William Stringfield, native of Strawberry Plains in Jefferson County who enlisted as a private in the Confederate Army and mustered out as an officer, is available in text form on-line. It contains notes and additional transcriptions as well. Those with an interest in the East TN campaigns, especially, will want to read the text.
The Webmistress is not a Civil War researcher, but she thoroughly enjoyed his travelogue around the region she knows very well and his personal observations on the events he witnessed.
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