Charles L. Harrod journal, 1862-1865 | Louisiana Research Collection

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Collection Overview

Title: Charles L. Harrod journal, 1862-1865

ID: LaRC/Manuscripts Collection M-923

Primary Creator: Harrod, Charles L.

Extent: 1.0 Folders

Arrangement: One item in one folder.

Date Acquired: 11/00/1930

Subjects: Butler, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1818-1893., Christ Church Cathedral (New Orleans, La.), Harrod, Charles L., New Orleans (La.) -- History -- Capture, 1862., New Orleans (La.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives., New Orleans (La.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.

Forms of Material: Correspondence., Diaries.

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The collection consists of Charles L. Harrod's journal that contains copies of letters as well as an account of Christ Church in New Orleans when it was taken over by General Benjamin Butler's military authority in October 1862.

Biographical Note

Charles L. Harrod was the father of Benjamin Morgan Harrod (1837-1912), an American civil engineer who, from 1895 to 1902, directed the construction of the water and sewerage systems in New Orleans. He was married to Mary Morgan and an Episcopalian.

Subject/Index Terms

Butler, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1818-1893.
Christ Church Cathedral (New Orleans, La.)
Harrod, Charles L.
New Orleans (La.) -- History -- Capture, 1862.
New Orleans (La.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives.
New Orleans (La.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.

Administrative Information

Repository: Louisiana Research Collection

Access Restrictions: Collection is open to the public. No known restrictions.

Use Restrictions: Physical rights are retained by the Louisiana Research Collection. Copyright is retained in accordance with U.S. copyright laws.

Preferred Citation: Charles L. Harrod journal, Manuscripts Collection M-923, Louisiana Research Collection, Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118.

Processing Information: Collection processed in 1986.

Finding Aid Revision History: Finding aid information entered in Archon by LAC Group in 2011.


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Folder 1: Charles L. Harrod journal, 1862-1865
Journal containing copies of letters and an account of Christ Church in New Orleans, which was taken over by General Benjamin Butler's military authority in October 1862.


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