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1 Title:   Cornelius C. Platter Civil War diary  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Platter, Cornelius C.  
  Dates:   1864-1865  
The collection consists of a Civil War diary of Lt. (later Capt.) Cornelius C. Platter from November 1864-April 1865. Platter's diary details Sherman's march through Georgia from Rome to Savannah and the march north through the Carolinas. He gives dates, times, and lengths of marches; describes the weather, locale, scenery, and food as well as orders, rumors, positions, troop moral, and administrative duties. The diary includes a description of the burning of Columbia, South Carolina, the news of the Confederate surrender, and the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.
  Identifier:   ms967  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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