J. E. (James Edward) Whitehorne (born 1840) of Greensville County, Va., was a Confederate officer, who served with the 12th Virginia Infantry Regiment, Army of Northern Virginia. The collection includes a typed transcription of Whitehorne's diary, 30 March-22 April 1865, describing in detail the retreat from Chesterfield County to Appomattox, the surrender, and Whitehorne's trip home to Greensville County, Va. Whitehorne's feelings and personal reactions are reflected in his account. This transcription was prepared and edited by W. H. T. (William Henry Tappey) Squires of Norfolk, Va., in 1939.
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