• Creator
  • Unknown
  • Created Date
  • 1-9-03
  • Description
  • This Civil War diary measures 14.2 cm x 9 cm, is bound in leather and is in fair condition. The entries, which cover 35 pages, were written in ink and in pencil. The complete diary is represented in 20 scanned images in this database. This diary is one of seven diaries and 21 letters authored by Franklin W. Fuller that are now in the Chicago Public Library Special Collections Division. The Chicago Public Library purchased the collection from C... more
    This Civil War diary measures 14.2 cm x 9 cm, is bound in leather and is in fair condition. The entries, which cover 35 pages, were written in ink and in pencil. The complete diary is represented in 20 scanned images in this database. This diary is one of seven diaries and 21 letters authored by Franklin W. Fuller that are now in the Chicago Public Library Special Collections Division. The Chicago Public Library purchased the collection from Charles Apfelbaum in 2001, and it was added to the Special Collections Civil War collection. Plate 2 is an image of the inside front and page one of the diary. Franklin W. Fuller of Pecatonica, Illinois served in the 74th Illinois Infantry Regiment. Fuller kept a diary during his three years of service. In this diary from mid-February to the end of March 1864, Fuller records his experiences in and around Huntsville, Alabama. The diary includes detailed descriptions of camp life, drills, holding Confederate prisoners, military and dress parades, and standing guard at the mill. This diary is a rich resource on the life of a Civil War soldier. Antebellum Society and the Civil War. 16 History. less
  • Format
  • Fuller