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  • Bibliographic Citation is exactly "Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: John Henning Woods Papers, Ms2017-030, Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va. "

Covering the period of Woods' imprisonment from March to July of 1864, this diary contains thorough entries on genealogy, Woods' thoughts on slavery, poetry, detailed drawings, and descriptions of home and prison.

Spanning from January 1 through December 31, 1861, this journal contains a short description of Woods' daily activities, including his thoughts on the political situation, notes in shorthand, and monetary accounts.

The first of three memoir volumes begins with an overview of Woods' life and political opinions prior to and during the beginning stages of the war, ending with his conscription and forced assignment into the Confederate army.

The second of Woods' three memoir volumes covers his early service with the 36th Alabama, the creation of the "Home Circle," and his discovery and imprisonment.

This final volume of Woods' memoir describes his imprisonment, trial, sentence, postponement of punishment, and his final stay of execution furnished from Jefferson Davis.

Spanning from 1856 to July of 1873, this journal provides an autobiography describing Woods' family and life from childhood. It also contains poetry, notes in shorthand, a few diary entries from during the war, and a brief description of his lifeā€¦
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