Guide to the M. J. Solomons Scrapbook, 1861-1863
Scrapbook of Civil War-related clippings collected by M J. Solomons, a resident of Savannah, Ga.
- Collection Number
- M. J. Solomons Scrapbook
- Solomons, M. J.
- 1.2 Linear Feet, 1 Items
- David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
- Material in English
M. J. Solomons was a resident of Savannah, Ga. His scrapbook contains clippings from a number of newspapers reporting on battles and conditions in the Confederacy during the first years of the Civil War. The volumes contains clippings concerning the price of food and drugs; the role of women in the Confederacy; military operations and battles, particularly in the western theater; various Georgia regiments; Southern poetry about the war; reports of arrests, depredations, and atrocities by Union troops; various Confederate leaders and generals; derogatory references to Abraham Lincoln; and the foreign relations of the Confederacy.
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How to Cite
[Identification of item], M. J. Solomons Scrapbook, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.
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The provenance of the M. J. Solomons Scrapbook is unknown.
Processed by Kimberly Sims, May 2011
Encoded by Kimberly Sims, July 2011