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Catalog Number 2008.52.1
Title The Old Episcopal Church at Hampton, Va.
Collection Darling Family Collection
Object Type Newspaper
Date August 17, 1861
Description/Scope & Content Pages 211 and 212 from _Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper_, August 17, 1861. Bottom half of page 212 contains image of St. John's Church with caption: "The Old Episcopal Church at Hampton, Va., Recently Destroyed by the Rebel Soldiers under the Command of General Magruder. From a Sketch by our Special Artist Accompanying Major-General Butler's Command." Initials "M.G.D." [Mary Gorton Darling] written in pencil in upper left corner of page 211.
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People Magruder, John Bankhead, General
Butler, Benjamin F.
Darling, Mary Mahala Gorton ("Mollie") (Mrs. Frank Wilkinson Darling)
Topics St. John's Church
Civil War
Place Names District08--Downtown
Site--Downtown Hampton
Structure--St. John's Church
Cemetery--St. John's Church
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