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Johnson Island Prison

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

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John E. Dooley, SJ Papers

Identifier: GTM-GAMMS49
Scope and Contents

The John Dooley, SJ Papers contain reminiscences written between 1865 and 1873 detailing his service as a Confederate soldier in the First Virginia Infantry Regiment (1862-1863) and subsequent imprisonment at Fort McHenry and Johnson’s Island (1863-1865). Also includes an essay he wrote on secession (circa 1861), poetry (1870-1873), and a few pieces of correspondence (1860-1909). Materials are arranged in a rough chronological order except for the bound reminiscences in folder 8.

Dates: 1861 - 1909