John Jacob Nevitt scrapbook, 1861-1864.


John Jacob Nevitt scrapbook, 1861-1864.

This collection consists of John Jacob Nevitt's scrapbook. Most of the clippings in it relate to the Civil War. Some are poems of the period, articles of general interest, jokes, household hints, literature and history. Included near the back of the book is a small broadside, "Ode, by Henry Timrod. Sung on the Occasion of Decorating the Graves of the Confederate Dead, at Magnolia, Charleston, S.C." Most of the clippings are undated.

1 volume, (.30 cubic feet)


SNAC Resource ID: 6815726

Georgia Historical Society

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Timrod, Henry, 1828-1867 (person)

Poet, "poet laureate of the Confederacy" From the description of Papers: of Henry Timrod, 1867, n.d. [manuscript]. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647809839 Author and poet, of Charleston and Columbia, S.C.; known as "Poet Laureate of the Confederacy;" part-owner and editor, Daily South Carolinian newspaper; contributor, Russell's Magazine; son, of William Henry Timrod (1792-1838) and Thyrza Prince Timrod; husband of Kate Goodwin; father of William Timrod (1864...

Nevitt, John Jacob, ca. 1848-ca. 1918. (person)

John Jacob Nevitt (ca. 1848-ca. 1918), architect, was born in Savannah, Georgia. He attended the Georgia Military Institute in Marietta, Georgia. The cadets were called out in the fall of 1864 to join the Confederate States Army. Nevitt was in Company B of the Georgia Cadets and served with them until he mustered out in the spring of 1865. He is said to have been the architect of the U.S. Post Office in Savannah, which was completed in 1899. From the description of John Jacob Nevitt ...