1865 Diary of Lorenzo Barker. In this diary, Barker discusses daily life, the capture of Confederate prisoners, and Sherman's March to the Sea.
Military Service Note
Barker, Lorenzo A. (Veteran), Battle Creek. Enlisted in company D, Western Sharpshooters, Sept. 27, 1861, at Battle Creek, for 3 years, age 22. Mustered Nov. 9, 1861. Re-enlisted Dec. 23, 1863, at Pulaski, Tenn. Mustered Dec. 24, 1863. Promoted Sergeant. Wounded near Rome Cross Roads, Ga., May 16, 1864. Mustered out at Louisville, Ky., July 7, 1865.