John S. Miller & Co. distillery in Sterling IL – 1962

Source: Rockford Morning Star-Rockford Register-Republic “Century Plus 10” Special Edition, March 1962

Drawing owned by Carl Gartner, 501 W. 11th St., has been traced back to William Hart, who was employed at the distillery. Drawing depicts 1862 distillery at the height of its operation.

Hospital Transports, A Memoir – 1862

a Brief Overview of

Hospital Transports - 1

Source: Title Page of book, 167 pages long including Appendix; Potter Collection.

No illustrations; no Table of Contents; no name index  The chapters are according to transport, ie Chapter 1 is about the transports on the ship Daniel Webster, another about transports on a train that arrived May 31, etc.

“a quantity of letters and other papers, containing observations made at the time, and on the spot, by  those in its service who assisted in the embarkation and care of the sick and wounded, from the peninsula of Virginia in 1862.”