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The Diary of Julius Lafayette Dowda
Eight key places where Dowda visited
Comprehensive list of 64 places encountered by Dowda
The Diary arranged by date
The Diary arranged by location
An interactive Flash version


The Civil War Diary of Julius Lafayette Dowda includes over 100 place-name references. In fact, the diary is in many was simply a chronicling of the places visited by Dowa and his Calvary unit. We have arranged his diary according to these place-name references using several approaches. Each approach is designed to support the idea that we can learn about places by considering what people were doing at various places in time considered to be historical.

View The Civil War Diary of Julius Lafayette Dowda arranged around eight key places visited by Dowda, which are feature in our animated flash version of Dowda's diary

View Dowda's diary arraged according to a comprehensive list of 64 places mentioned in the Dowda