The Resource Cary Whitaker diary, (microform)

Cary Whitaker diary, (microform)

Label
Cary Whitaker diary, 1864
Title
Cary Whitaker diary
Inclusive dates
1864
Creator
Contributor
Collector
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Diary, 7 May - 25 August 1864, of Cary Whitaker (1832-1865), while he was commanding Company D of the 43rd North Carolina Infantry. This item is a transcription of the original. Topics include the movement of his regiment and other units, skirmishes, weather conditions, numbers and names of those wounded and killed in action, constructing breastworks, and the various locations his troops were headquartered, including Harper's Ferry, in the Shenandoah Valley, Martinsburg, Winchester, Berryville, Strasburg, as well as in Maryland and Washington, D.C
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Biographical or historical data
Cary Whitaker was born on 1 January 1832. He was the son of Dr. Cary Whitaker (1782-1858) and Martha Susan Baker (d. 1836). He enlisted on 19 April 1861, and was mustered into service as a third lieutenant in the North Carolina 1st Volunteers Infantry. He was promoted to first lieutenant on 22 October 1861. Whitaker reenlisted on 2 April 1862, and was mustered into the 43rd North Carolina Infantry. He died on 21 April 1865 at a hospital in Danville, Virginia of wounds he received in action. He is buried at Whitaker's Chapel, near Enfield, Halifax County, North Carolina.
Cataloging source
VIC
Funding information
Filming funded by The Library of Virginia Foundation with the support of The Roller-Bottimore Foundation and The Robins Foundation.
Location of originals duplicates
The Huntington Library;
Label
Cary Whitaker diary, (microform)
Note
  • This collection forms part of the Robert Alonzo Brock Collection at The Huntington Library, San Marino, California
  • The Robert Alonzo Brock Collection was filmed by The Huntington Library in cooperation with The Library of Virginia with funding provided by The Library of Virginia Foundation with the support of The Roller-Bottimore Foundation and The Robins Foundation
  • Microfilmed as arranged by The Huntington Library
  • BR 662
Base of film
safety base polyester
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  • The Library of Virginia
Color
black and white
Dimensions
35mm.
Emulsion on film
silver halide
Extent
1
Generation
service copy
Governing access note
There are no access restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
The Library of Virginia Foundation, The Roller-Bottimore Foundation, and The Robins Foundation
Positive negative aspect
negative
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001573294
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01
ReductionRatioRange
low reduction ratio
Reproduction note
Microfilm.
Specific material designation
microfilm reel
Terms governing use
Should you wish to quote from or reproduce images of any of the materials, you must write to the Librarian of the Huntington Library, 1151 Oxford Road, San Marino, CA 91108, requesting formal permission to do so. Please note that you do not have to obtain permission if you are quoting fewer than fifty words, or if you are only citing the document. Images made with microfilm-reader printers are for research use only and may not be used for publication without permission.
Type of unit
reel.

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