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1 Title:   Vincent F. Trago papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Trago, Vincent F.  
  Dates:   1864, 1900-1904  
The collection consists of a diary kept by Vincent F. Trago during his services with Company I of the 15th Ohio Infantry Regiment in 1864. Trago describes actions during the Atlanta Campaign, trading with Confederate soldiers at Kennesaw during a lull in battle, and casualties and burials at Pickett's Mill, Georgia. Some diary entries may have been written by Hugh L. Long, of the same unit. The collection also contains papers relating to reunions of the 15th Ohio dating 1900-1904.
  Identifier:   ms2404  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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2 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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