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Poem - The "Horse-Shoe" Arrest

 File — Box: 4018.001, Folder: 20

Scope and Contents

From the Collection: The collection contains the personal letters and war-related correspondence of Brigadier General George Doherty Johnston of the Twenty-fifth Alabama Infantry, C.S.A. The majority of the letters are from his first wife, Euphradia Poellnitz, and his mother, Eliza Mary Weissinger. There are also letters from his son, George Burke, his aunt, Mary Williams Burke, and his mother-in-law, Mary L. Poellnitz, as well as two letters from his pastor, H. R. Raymond, on the deaths (six months apart) of Johnston's wife and nine-year old daughter, Ida.

There are also several hand-drawn maps although there is no information as to when they were made or by whom. Johnston's commissions and his Union parole documents are also in the collection, along with a copy of The History of the 25th Alabama Infantry by Captain Wilson P. Howell.


  • 1845-1885


From the Collection: 0.4 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


Repository Details

Part of the The University of Alabama Libraries Special Collections Repository

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa AL 35487-0266