Samuel P. Johnson Papers
This collection includes letters and a notebook of Samuel P. Johnson's, many of which detail his experiences during the Civil War. Many of the letters are written from Johnson to his wife Catharine and his children Mary, Charles (Charlie), and Margaret (Maggie) from towns throughout the southeast, mainly East Tennessee. His children often wrote back to him, and they exchanged information about their location, health, and current activities. In Johnson's notebook, he kept track of his accounts and experiences during the war.
This material is written in English.
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0.1 Linear Feet (1 folder)
This collection includes letters and a notebook of Samuel P. Johnson's, many of which detail his experiences during the Civil War.
Samuel P. Johnson was born on September 6, 1813 in Virginia. He and his wife, Catharine Johnson (1816-1894), had several children: Margaret L. (Johnson) Hacker (1842-1929), Mary Ella (Johnson) Caldwell (1845-1924), Valeria "Annie" (Johnson) Frazier (1851-1947), Charles Robert Johnson (1855-1937), and Mary Kate (Johnson) Cluck (1855-1927). Samuel Johnson worked as a school teacher for much of his adult life. He died on May 12, 1883 in Dandridge, Tennessee.
This collection is in one folder.