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Edward Guerrant autograph book from Johnson's Island and Bible with records of Confederate prisoners, 1863-1865

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Title

Edward Guerrant autograph book from Johnson's Island and Bible with records of Confederate prisoners

Date

1863-1865

Repository

University of Kentucky Special CollectionsLexington, Kentucky 40506

Arrangement

Organized: Autograph book, Bible.

Conditions Governing Access note

Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], Edward Guerrant autograph book from Johnson's Island and Bible with records of Confederate prisoners, 1863-1865, 1F55M-169, Special Collections, University of Kentucky.

Extent

1 reel of microfilm (5 ft.)

Biography/History

Physician, soldier, minister. Edward Owings Geurrant, a native of Mt. Sterling, Ky, graduated from the Belleville Hospital College in New York City. He served as John Hunt Morgan's adjutant general during the Civil War. After a "miraculous" recovery from a serious illness after the war, he became a minister and went to Appalachia to found missions, churches, schools, orphanages, and medical clinics. His son, Edward Putney Geurrant, founded the Guerrant Mission Clinic Hospital in the 1920's in memory of his father.

Scope and Content

This is a microfilm copy of an autograph book containing the signatures of Confederate soldiers imprisoned on Johnson's Island, and a Bible containing additional records on some of the soldiers.

Subjects

  • Guerrant, Edward O. (Edward Owings), 1838-1916.
  • Physicians.
  • Soldiers.
  • Johnson's Island (Ohio)
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Prisoners and prisons.
  • Autographs

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