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

Collection Type

  • Manuscripts

Date

1865-1869

Location Note

Folder 16

GUSN

GUSN-295486

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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."

Details

Collection Code

MS037

Collection Name

John Codman (1898-1989) family papers

Reference Code

MS037.05.04

Record Details

Description Level

File part

Location Note

Folder 16