Thomas Henry Hines Autograph Book, 1863

Descriptive Summary

Title
Thomas Henry Hines Autograph Book, 1863
Creator
Hines, Thomas Henry, 1838-1898
Extent
1 v.
Subjects
Morgan, John Hunt, 1825-1864.
Morgan's Ohio Raid, 1863-- Sources.
United States-- History-- Civil War, 1861-1865-- Prisoners and prisons-- Sources.
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Repository
The Filson Historical Society

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
Confederate soldier, secret agent, and judge. Hines was imprisoned at the Ohio Penitentiary with John Hunt Morgan and the officers under Morgan following their capture in July 1863 while on Morgan's Ohio Raid. Hines escaped with Morgan and a few others on 26 Nov. 1863, and is credited with masterminding the escape. Book of autographs of his fellow prisoners collected by Hines in Sept. 1863 while imprisoned in the Ohio Penitentiary