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Givens Brown Strickler Journal

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0286

Scope and Contents

This collection contains photocopies of a diary by Givens Brown Strickler written while he was a prisoner of war at Johnson's Island during the American Civil War and four photographs of the diary.


  • Creation: 1863 - 1865


Conditions Governing Use

The materials from Washington and Lee University Special Collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user assumes full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used should be fully credited with the source. Permission for publication of this material, in part or in full, must be secured with the Head of Special Collections.


1 Volumes

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Givens Brown Strickler's great grandson, John Strickler, in 2006.

Existence and Location of Originals

The original diary is owned by John Strickler of Atlanta, Georgia.



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Repository Details

Part of the Washington and Lee University, University Library Special Collections and Archives Repository

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Lexington VA 24450 USA