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Title Papers
Creator Underwood, Johanna Louisa, 1840-1923
Description Diary of Johanna Louisa "Josie" Underwood, the daughter of a prominent Bowling Green, Kentucky family. She records her experiences while living in Scotland, where her father was serving as consul, from 1862 to 1864. She also describes her travel though several European countries and her return to the United States in 1864, when the family spent a year in San Francisco. She writes observantly about places and people, news of the Civil War, and family events. The diary includes a few early entries by her mother and summaries of family members' whereabouts from 1865 to 1871. Loose items in the diary includes family letters and poems.
Collection Manuscripts
Object Name Diary
Date 1848
Year Range From 1848
Year Range To 1911
Other Number SC 2295
Subjects African Americans
Social life
People Grider, Benjamin Covington, 1826-1876
Grider, Frances Rogers (Underwood), 1833-1901
Henry, Matthews Winston, 1838-1877
Long, Juliet Blanche (Underwood) Western, 1835-1909
McCann, Lucy Winston (Underwood), 1838-1915
Nazro, Charles Augustus, d. 1898
Nazro, Johanna Louisa (Underwood), 1840-1923
Underwood, Josie, 1840-1923
Underwood, Lucy Craig (Henry), 1816-1893
Underwood, Warner Lewis, 1808-1872
Underwood, Warner, 1845-1874
Washington, George, 1732-1799
Search Terms Belgium
Campaigns, battles, military actions
Civil War, 1861-1865
London, England
Paris, France
Perryville, KY
Stones River, TN
West Point, NY
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Catalog Number 2010.136
Dates of Creation 1848-1911
Extent 1 folder. 10 items. Originals and typescript.
Number of Images 0