United States. Navy--History--19th century
Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:
Map entitled "Entrance to the Chesapeake Bay" reduced from the surveys made by D.P. Adams. By E. Blunt. Note says copper plate engraving.
Papers (including accounts, reports and a general order) of Doctor James Cornick, fleet surgeon (on board the "Savannah" in the Pacific Squadron, United States Navy, concerning medical stores.
The collection contains a log book, correspondence and biographical materials documenting the life of midshipman Gabriel Galt Williamson. Williamson served on the U.S.S. North Carolina, flagship of commodore John Rodgers in the Mediterranean. Biographical information including a timeline outlining the life of Williamson is also included in the collection.
Joel Holleman, Washington, to "Mr. President" [Martin van Buren] recommending Holt Wilson for the position of purser in the U. S. Navy. December 4, 1839.
Diary, 1849-1862, of John Dickinson Ingraham, a member of the United States Navy during the Civil War on the ship Narragansett. Includes information about Ingraham's experience on ships both before and during the Civil War. There are also drawings of animals in another hand at the end of the volume. There are also two letters, one written to Ingraham's father and one written to Ingraham's wife.
Letters from Charles J. MacConnell (1837-1909) while serving on the USS Pensacola and Monogahela to his wife while touring the Peruvian Central Railway (1873-1874, 1877). Also includes a cabinet card depicting MacConnell and the rest of his Pensacola crew on deck off Valparaiso, Chile in 1873.
Francis J. Mallory to Abel P. Upshur, Secretary of the Navy, where he recommends the son of a friend for a naval warrant. October 7, 1841.
Ledger, 1865-1869, of the Master Machinist's Office of the United States Navy in Norfolk, Va. Includes information about ship repairs, purchase of supplies, and other maintainence activities taken at around the Portsmouth and future Norfolk Naval Base.