Johnson's Island Prisoner of War Camp Collection, ca. 1998-1999

Manuscript Collection #997

  • Descriptive Summary
    Title: Johnson's Island Prisoner of War Camp Collection
    Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
    Language: English
    Extent: 0.01 Cubic feet, 5 items,
  • Administrative Information
    Accessions Information

    March 5, 2004, (unprocessed) 5 items, 0.01 cubic feet; Collection (ca. 1998-1999), including list of Confederate officers who died at the Johnson Island, Ohio prisoner of war camp, 1862-1865; photographs of gravestones in the prison camp cemetery of North Carolina Confederate officers buried there, 1861-1912; a transcript of "Out of Frozen Hell," a two-part arcticle by Roger Long, published in the Civil War Times Illustrated, March, May 1998, concerning escape attempts from Johnsons Island; and a compact disk. Donor: Anonymous

    Acquisition Information

    Anonymous gift

    Access Restrictions

    No restrictions

    Copyright Notice

    All rights reserved by donor. Permission to cite, quote, or reproduce images or text not available.

    Preferred Citation

    Johnson's Island Prisoner of War Camp Collection (#997), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

    Processing Information

    Encoded by Mark Custer, March 24, 2008

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