Captain Studenmare

Character Key Number: 
Display Name: 
Captain Studenmare
Sort Name: 
Studenmare, Captain
Ever Present in Yoknapatawpha?: 

In "A Courtship," Captain Studenmare is the owner of the steamboat that visits the Chickasaw plantation annually. He depends upon another man, David Hogganbeck, to pilot it. After he fires Hogganbeck for dereliction, he is forced to return to Natchez overland with his "steamboat slaves," the enslaved Negroes who do the physical work on board the ship (378).

Linked Characters