Johnson Island Prison
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents of the Records This collection contains transcripts of letters written by John Craig Evans to his wife, Annie, from December 1864- June 1865. Most of the letters were written in Petersburg, Virginia and consist of questions about his children, family, and home life. Evans letters also note an increasing amount of desertions as troop conditions become harsher, and mention his involvement in the Battle of Hatchers Run and the Battle of Fort Stedman. On April 1, 1865 John Craig Evans was captured at the Battle...
Scope and Content This collection contains photocopies of Civil War documents of Joshua M. Mitchell, including furlough papers; list of persons at Johnson's Island prison in Ohio, requisition papers, service records, appointment papers; a marriage contract of Joshua Mitchell and V. T. Rundle; poems, death notices of Thomas H. Mitchell and Ruth Mitchell; list of children of Thomas and Ruth Mitchell; and letters from the Department of Confederate Pension and Records.
Dates: 1861-1867, 1957, 1960