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Catalog Number 1979/02.0248
Object Name Papers
Scope & Content Diary begins with listing of stores issued to confederate troops by Lt. James Potts, commissary of Subsistence. Later entries include recipes, " enigmas" and beginning p 58, a diary of his Civil war experiences. Beginning p. 145, personal observations, writings, and diary enteries, 1867-1883. Also one letter dated 1906, from John T. Byrd.
Title James N. Potts Paper
Collection James N. Potts Papers
Accession number 1979/02.0248
Finding Aids No finding aid is currently available.
People Potts, Lt. James
Byrd, John T.
Subjects Diaries
War diaries
United States—History—Civil War, 1861-1865
Formulas, recipes, etc.
Military supplies
Letters
Search Terms Commissary of Subsistence
Personal observations
Extent of Description 1 cu ft
Archivist's Notes Accession card recorded. PastPerfect record reviewed 1/25/2011.
Year Range from 1861
Year Range to 1906
Dates of Creation 1861-1906