Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Witherow Journal At Penn State

From the Penn State University Libraries' Digital Collection's Military Finding Aid:

1814 - 32 pages [Google Description]
A photocopied military duty journal kept by John Witherow during his tour in the War of 1812. The April 1814 entries note that volunteers joined the fleet headed for Put-in-Bay to bring down the British ships Queen Charlotte and Detroit. Other entries describe Witherow's activities in Buffalo and crossing into Canada. The journal is signed "John Withrow Junr." Included with the journal is a typescript transcription made by Joseph E. Walker.

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