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Collection Number: 02841-z

Collection Title: John Potts Diary, 1864

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Abstract John Potts of Noblesville, Ind., served with the 101st Indiana Infantry Regiment (101st Indiana Volunteers), Company D, in Tennessee and Georgia during the Civil War. The collection consists of John Potts's pocket diary with entries 21 February 1864-9 June 1864 that document military life, troop movements, and engagements with the enemy, and includes a history of the 101st Indiana Infantry Regiment.
Creator Potts, John, fl. 1864.
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
No restrictions. Open for research.
Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the John Potts Diary #2841-z, Southern Historical Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Alternate Form of Material
Microfilm copy (filmed 2007) available.
  • Reel 1: Entire collection
Acquisitions Information
Received from Joseph W. Wiggins of Huntsville, Ala., in August 1952.
Sensitive Materials Statement
Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the North Carolina Public Records Act (N.C.G.S. § 132 1 et seq.), and Article 7 of the North Carolina State Personnel Act (Privacy of State Employee Personnel Records, N.C.G.S. § 126-22 et seq.). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill assumes no responsibility.
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John Potts of Noblesville, Ind., served with the 101st Indiana Infantry Regiment (101st Indiana Volunteers), Company D, in Tennessee and Georgia during the Civil War.

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The collection consists of John Potts's pocket diary with entries 21 February 1864-9 June 1864 that document military life, troop movements, and engagements with the enemy during the Civil War, and includes a history of the 101st Indiana Infantry Regiment.

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Processing Information

Processed by: SHC Staff, 1952

Encoded by: Nancy Kaiser, January 2005

Funding from the Watson-Brown Foundation, Inc., supported the encoding of this finding aid and microfilming of this collection.

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