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James A. Johnston papers, 1845-1864.

October 12, 2009

Creator: Johnston, James A., b. 1809.
Collection number: 383-z
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Abstract: James A. Johnston was a resident of Iredell County, N.C. The collection includes a bill of sale for a slave, 1845; four pages listing births and deaths, presumably chiefly of slaves, 1825-1861; and a letter, 1864, from J. A. Johnston, serving as hospital steward at the Confederate hospital at Petersburg, Va.

Repository: Southern Historical Collection

Collection Highlights:The collection includes an 1845 slave bill of sale and four pages listing births and deaths, presumably of slaves (1825-1861).