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Flinn, John William (fl. 1863) [Bible given to Flinn at Point Lookout, Maryland]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC04573.15 Author/Creator: Flinn, John William (fl. 1863) Place Written: Oxford Type: Autograph manuscript Date: 1859, 1864 Pagination: 1 v.

A fellow inmate at Point Lookout gave this Bible to Flinn. Contains two inscriptions recording the gift: "C. R. Myers to J. W. Flinn Prison Camp 1864" and "From C. R. Myers to J. W. Flinn Prison Camp Point Lookout Maryland 1864."

John William Flinn was a member of the 17th Mississippi Infantry in Barksdale's (Humphrey's) Brigade, McLaw's (Kershaw's) Division.

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