Transcription of the diary of Ferdinand S. Petway. The diary covers January 19, 1864- November 7, 1864. In the diary, Petway fervently speaks on the Confederate Army,his opinions on the southern society should the Union win, his negative opinions of Union citizens, slavery, the Battle of Franklin, Tenn, Sherman, Grant, Lincoln, the Presidential Election of 1864, and Henry Ward Beecher. Date of transcription unknown.
Military Service Note
Petway, Ferdinand S. Methodist minister who served as a non-enlisted man. He was a chaplain for the 44th Consolidated Regiment, Tennessee Infantry;