John J. R. Whitten Civil War era diary
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Brief Description: Civil War era diary, 88 pp., covering 1865 wartime service as private, 48th Illinois Infantry.  Also includes postwar farming accounts and family data.  Original scanned and returned to family.  Digital copy stored on CD in folder and on hard drive.
Held at:
Southern Illinois University Special Collections Research Center
605 Agriculture Dr.
MC 6632
Carbondale, IL 62901
Phone: 618-453-2516
Fax: 618-453-3451
Email: speccoll [at]
Record Series Number: 1/8/2022
Volume: 1.0 Folders
Acquired: 04/00/2015.
Arrangement: CD and background information in one folder.
Access Restrictions: Unrestricted.
Subject Index
Illinois - History - Civil war, 1861-1865
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Rights/Use Restrictions: To quote in print, or otherwise reproduce in whole or in part in any publication, including on the World Wide Web, any material from this collection, the researcher must obtain permission from (1) the owner of the physical property and (2) the holder of the copyright.  Persons wishing to quote from this collection should consult Special Collections Research Center to determine copyright holders for information in this collection.  Reproduction of any item must contain the complete citation to the original.
Acquisition Notes: Diary loaned for scanning by Whitten descendant.