John R. Goldsborough papers 1861-1867
John R. Goldsborough papers
Goldsborough, Mary Pennington
The John R. Goldsborough papers contain 25 letters from a Civil War officer to his wife (1861-1867) and one document from his command of a freed-slave colony on St. Simons Island, Georgia. Goldsborough discussed news and politics of the day and described his Civil War activities, especially related to the Atlantic blockade of South Carolina and Georgia and his time in charge of St. Simons Island. The 1866-1877 letters cover Goldsborough's travels with the Asiatic Squadron in Africa and Asia.
The material is in English
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