By S. F. Fleharty
Jottings from Dixie is a quantity of all fifty-five letters Sgt. Maj. Stephen F. Fleharty wrote to newspaper editors in Illinois, which he authored his personal column within the newspaper titled 'Jottings from Dixie.' The letters chronicle the heritage of his regiment, 102d Illinois Infantry, which originated in Knoxville, Illinois to it truly is participation within the fall of Atlanta, his reviews on politics, slavery, and southerners, and his personal trials and tribulations in camp, at the march, and in conflict.
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