Stott, Emanuel diary (1864)

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Creator:Stott, Emanuel, d. 1864
Creator:Hicks, Joyce
Creator:Thornton, Linda
Title:Stott, Emanuel diary (1864)

This is the 65 page diary of Private Emanuel Stott of the 52nd Illinois Volunteer Infantry from February 16th to June 3rd, 1864. Diary includes descriptions of military life as a new recruit in the Union Army during the Civil War. The diary also mentions the hanging of Sergeant John Myers of the 7th Illinois, the battles of Snake Creek Gap and Resaca, and various skirmishes about Atlanta during the spring of 1864.

Local identification number: RG 122

Local identification number: estott.tif

Subjects:Stott, Emanuel, d. 1864 | Myers, John, d. 1864 | United States Army. Illinois Infantry Regiment, 52nd (1861-1865) | Resaca, Battle of, Resaca, Ga., 1864 | Atlanta Campaign, 1864 | United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 | United States, Georgia, Gordon County, Resaca, 34.58036, -84.94328 | United States, Georgia, Atlanta Metropolitan Area, 33.799388, -84.392574 | United States, Illinois, 40.00032, -89.25037
Collection:Auburn University Libraries' Civil War Diaries
Institution:Auburn University Libraries
Contributors:Auburn University. Library. Special Collections and Archives
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Emanuel Stott Diary, Auburn University Libraries. Special Collections and Archives.

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