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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Naval operations

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

DuBose family collection

Collection number: ahc.MSS1020
Scope and Content This collection contains the personal and professional papers of the DuBose family and the historical Civil War items they collected. The personal papers pertain to geneaology, correspondence, and DuBose Jr.'s military service in the United States Navy. Also included are manuscripts and presentations written by members of the DuBose family as well as many collected from others about the Civil War.These papers document the DuBose family's interest in the Civil War. There is...
Dates: 1782-2001, undated

Ellet, Cabell, and Hopkins families photographs

Collection number: ahc.VIS29
Scope and Content

This collection consists of portraits of members of the Ellet, Cabell, and Hopkins families. The portrait of Mary Virginia Ellet Cabell (VIS 29.8) was produced by Marcus Aurelius Root (1808-1888), a well-known daguerreian, who worked primarily in Philadelphia and New York. Some of the albumen cards were produced by Linnie Condon, a late nineteenth century female photographer working in Atlanta, Georgia.

Dates: approximately 1850-1880, undated

Report about battle at Wassaw Sound

Collection number: ahc.MSS694f
Scope and Content

This collection is comprised of one letter from Charles Lucian Jones, to an unknown officer in the Confederate States Navy, detailing of the Battle at Wassaw Sound. Jones provides specific times of events and explains why the CSS Atlanta surrendered so quickly to the Union Navy.

Dates: June 17, 1863

Robert J. Freeman CSS Atlanta pay receipt

Collection number: ahc.MSS727f
Scope and Content

This collection consists of a pay receipt issued to Robert J. Freeman while he was serving as assistant surgeon on the CSS Atlanta.

Dates: 19 December 1862

Series II: Civil War papers, 1863-1865, undated

Scope and Contents The bulk of this collection contains administrative documents from the Confederate States Navy (CSN). Documents include vouchers, allotment tickets, pay receipts, appointments, letters and receipts for repair from the CSS Alabama, CSS Chameleon, CSS Florida, CSS Rappahannock, CSS Scylla, CSS Shenandoah, and CSS Stonewall. Additionally there are financial accounts, Confederate bonds, and receipts. Of particular note are accounting and receipt books, a checkbook, correspondence containing...
Dates: 1863-1865, undated