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H.N. Connor Collection

Collection 402

Connor, H.N. (1841–?). Collection, 1862–1865, 1976, n.d.

2 ½ inches

1st Sergeant H.N. Connor was a soldier in the Civil War. He participated in many battles, including the offshore Battle at Sabine Pass on January 21, 1863. He also participated in the Louisiana battles of Bayou Bourbeau, Fordoche Bayou, and many more between Opelousas and Morgan City.

This collection contains copies of news clippings, a Civil War discharge certificate, notes on the Civil War Jayhawkers, and the diary of H.N. Connor. Sergeant Connor’s diary contains illustrative accounts of the battles and the extreme conditions he and other soldiers endured.


A. Civil War 1-01 through 1-04


1-01 Notes on the Civil War Jayhawkers of Confederate Louisiana, by W.T. Block, n.d.
1-02 Diary of the 1st Sergeant H.N. Connor, Edited and annotated by W.T. Block, 1976: Copies of original diary, 1861-1868
1-03 Copy of H.N. Connor’s honorable discharge certificate, May 1865
1-04 News clippings: 1862-63