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

(Manuscript Collection #997)

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Title: Johnson's Island Prisoner of War Camp Collection
Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
Languages: English
Extent: 0.01 Cubic feet, 5 items.

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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

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.

Acquisition Information

  • Anonymous gift

Processing Information

  • Encoded by Mark Custer, March 24, 2008


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Online access to this finding aid is supported with funds created through the federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA). These funds come through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services which is administered by the State Library of North Carolina, a division of the North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources. This grant is part of the North Carolina ECHO, Exploring Cultural Heritage Online, Digitization Grant Program.

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