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Memorable Days: The Emilie Davis Diaries - Experience the U.S. Civil War in real time

Memorable Days: The Emilie Davis Diaries - Experience the U.S. Civil War in real time

From the website: "Emilie Davis was an African-American woman living in Philadelphia during the U.S. Civil War. This website is a transcription of Emilie’s three pocket diaries for the years 1863, 1864, and 1865. In them, she recounts black Philadelphians’ celebration of the Emancipation Proclamation, nervous excitement during the battle of Gettysburg, and their collective mourning of President Lincoln. The diary allows readers to experience the...

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