Johnson's Island Prisoner of War Camp Collection

ca. 1998-1999
Manuscript Collection #997
Physical description
0.01 Cubic Feet, 5 items
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.
ECU Manuscript Collection
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Administrative information
Custodial History

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

Source of acquisition

Anonymous gift

Processing information

Encoded by Mark Custer, March 24, 2008

Copyright notice

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

Related material

Joseph Kinsey Papers (Manuscript Collection #63) Note to Researchers: The related collection includes a diary that was written by Joseph Kinsey while he was in prison on Johnson's Island.

Key terms
Corporate Names
Confederate States of America--Registers
Confederate States of America. Army--Officers
Johnson Island Prison
Prisoner-of-war escapes--Ohio--Johnson Island
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Prisoners and prisons