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John W. Tuttle papers, 1860-1867, 1860

Part of John W. Tuttle papers, 1860-1867

kukm1f51m_45Guide to the John W. Tuttle papers, 1860-1867Processed by: Archives Staff ; machine-readable finding aid created by:Eric WeigSpecial CollectionsManuscriptsUniversity of KentuckyMargaret I. King LibraryLexington, Kentucky40506-0039 USAPhone: (859) 257-8611Fax: (859) 257-6311Email: sclref@lsv.uky.eduURL: http://www.uky.edu/Libraries/libpage.php?lweb_id=84&llib_id=13<ab_rank=3 Copyright 2002University of Kentucky Libraries. All Rights Reserved.Machine-readable finding aid derived from MARC Database Date of source: n.d.Description is in English.Guide to the John W. Tuttle papers, 1860-1867Collection number: 1F51M-45, AAP2201LMContact InformationSpecial CollectionsManuscriptsUniversity of KentuckyMargaret I. King LibraryLexington, Kentucky40506-0039Phone: (859) 257-8611Fax: (859) 257-6311Email: sclref@lsv.uky.eduURL: http://www.uky.edu/Libraries/libpage.php?lweb_id=84&llib_id=13<ab_rank=3Processed by: Archives StaffEncoded by: Eric Weig Copyright 2002 University of Kentucky. All Rights Reserved.John W. Tuttle papers, 1860-18671F51M-45, AAP2201LMTuttle, John W. (John William), 1837-1927.1 volume, 1 reelNone online. Must visit contributing institution.The materials are in English.University of Kentucky Special CollectionsLexington, Kentucky 40506Source unknown.Collection is open for research.Copyright has not been assigned to the University of Kentucky.[Identification of item], John W. Tuttle papers 1860-1867, 1F51M-45, AAP2201LM, Special Collections, University of Kentucky.Lawyer, soldier. John W. Tuttle, a Wayne County lawyer before the Civil War, spent most of the war years in Company H of the 3rd Kentucky Volunteer Infantry. Promoted to the rank of Captain by the end of the war, Tuttle saw action at the battles of Shiloh, Lookout Mountain, and Atlanta. After the war, Tuttle returned to Monticello, Kentucky, where he presided over the bankruptcy court for almost 50 years.The manuscript is a bound typescript of the diary. The volume contains a bound typescript of a diary kept by John W. Tuttle, the majority of which covers the Civil War and Tuttle's days in the United States Army. Tuttle's diary before the war documents his social life, his reading matter, family matters and his legal work. The part of the diary kept during the war is full of detail and concerns troop movements, army life, battles, his duties as an officer, his illnesses, his wounds, army hospitals and socal life. The post-war diary concerns his clients, local politics and social life. Included in the front of the diary is a letter from Tuttle's son, P. W. Tuttle, outlining his father's life after the close of the war. The microfilm is a copy of the original diary.1M69M40; 1F51M-45, arranged chronologically.Tuttle, John W. (John William), 1837-1927.Tuttle, P. W.United States.--Army.--Kentucky Volunteer Infantry, 3rd.--Company H.Social history.Family--Social life and customs.Shiloh, Battle of, 1862.Atlanta Campaign, 1864.Lookout Mountain (Tenn.), Battle of, 1863Actions and defenses.Bankruptcy--Court.Lawyers.Soldiers.United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Personal narratives.Wayne County (Ky.).Monticello (Ky.).Diaries.CorrespondenceJohn W. Tuttle papers, 1860-1867