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Identifier: SC 00664
Scope and Contents
Diary of an unidentified employee of the Freedmen's Bureau, who was working near Norfolk and Fort Monroe, Virginia, from October 9, 1865-November 29, 1865.A few highlights from the diary include the following: On October 13th, the writer is writing from the Tyler House at Fortress Monroe, Virginia. He describes his ocean voyage and areas that he visits, including Norfolk and Fort Monroe, giving his opinions on some topics. His job is teaching three classes at the Butler School. He...
- Subject: Norfolk (Va.)--History--19th century
- Names: United States.. Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands