Found 11 collections related to United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Naval operations

Diggins, Bartholomew
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 810
.15 linear feet (1 v.)
Bartholomew Diggins was a seaman in the U.S. Navy during the Civil War. Collection consists of Diggins's recollections of the cruise of the U.S.S. Hartford, Admiral David Farragut's flagship in the naval operations on the Mississippi River, in... more
Blake, Homer Crane, 1822-1880
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 313
.6 linear feet (2 boxes)
Homer Crane Blake (1822-1880) was a U.S. naval officer. Collection consists of correspondence and other papers relating to Commodore Blake's service in the United States Navy. Includes official letterbook relating to affairs in Africa, China,... more
Canning, Joseph C
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 467
.13 linear feet (1 volume)
Journal of Joseph C. Canning covers his period of service as Acting Assistant Paymaster, United States Navy, aboard the U.S.S. Cambridge on blockade duty off the Virginia and Carolina coasts and on duty off the New England coast, 1861-1864; aboard... more
Almy, John Jay, 1815-1895
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 58
2 v
Naval officer. Letter book kept by Almy while he was commander of American ships of war CONNECTICUT and JUNIATA, 1864-1866; and journal kept while commanding the CONNECTICUT and FULTON, 1857-1864. Includes information on the capture of William... more
Turner, Thomas, 1808-1883
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3049
1.46 linear feet (15 volumes)
This collection consists of 15 volumes of letter books and indexes kept by Thomas Turner, Commander, Commodore, and Rear Admiral of the United States Navy on board the U.S.S. Saratoga, the U.S.S. New Ironsides, and various ships in the Pacific... more
Goldsborough, Louis Malesherbes, 1805-1877
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1169
1 linear foot (4 boxes); 2 microfilm reels
Louis Malesherbes Goldsborough (1805-1877), U.S. naval officer, was Superintendent of the United States Naval Academy. Collection consists of general incoming correspondence, 1821-1873, and official reports and letters received while Goldsborough... more
Behm, Charles F. W., 1813-1882
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 247
.1 linear feet (1 box)
Charles F.W. Behm (1813-1882) was a German-born merchant sea captain who served as a U.S. Navy officer during the Civil War. Collection consists of correspondence, naval orders, report, autograph album, photograph, and memorabilia of Charles F.W.... more
Pierce, Frank H. (Frank Hutches), 1931-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2424
1.02 linear feet (3 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
The collection consists of correspondence between Frank H. Pierce and others, a scrapbook, and a muster roll documenting the history and construction of the ironclad U.S.S. Monitor, its commander and crew, and its loss during the Battle of Hampton... more
Bigelow, John, 1817-1911
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 301
22.9 linear feet (37 boxes, 76 volumes)
John Bigelow (1817-1911) was an American author, editor and diplomat. His papers consist of correspondence, diaries, writings, and other papers relating to his career as editor of the New York Evening Post, as inspector of prisons in New York... more
Ronckendorff, William, 1812-1891
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2617
.21 linear feet (1 box)
William Ronckendorff (1812-1891) of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania was an American naval officer. He joined the U.S. Navy as midshipman in 1832 (passed 1838), and was commissioned Lieutenant in 1843, Commander in June 1861, and Captain in 1866,... more
Drayton, Percival, 1812-1865
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 840
1.26 linear feet (3 boxes)
Captain Percival Drayton (1812-1865) of Charleston, South Carolina and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania was a distinguished U.S. Navy officer who served in the Union Navy during the Civil War. The Percival Drayton family papers, 1827-1967, chiefly... more
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