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Scrapbook: Newspaper clippings (written by John Codman and signed "Ringbolt")

Description

This folder contains a scrapbook of newspaper articles written by J.C. while he was the captain of the armed cruiser "Catopaxi" at the close of the Civil War. He describes his impressions of the effects of the Civil War on the inhabitants of various southern communities, including Norfolk, Virginia and Beaufort, South Carolina, as well as Mexico. One especially interesting article contains his description of services at a "negro church."

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Details

Collection Name
John Codman (1898-1989) family papers
Collection Code
MS037
Dates
1865-1869
Collection Type
Manuscripts
Description Level
File part
GUSN
295486
Reference Code
MS037.05.04

Record details

Location Note
Folder 16

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