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A volunteer"s reminiscences of life in the North Atlantic blockading squadron, 1862-"5

Francis Preston Blair Sands

A volunteer"s reminiscences of life in the North Atlantic blockading squadron, 1862-"5

by Francis Preston Blair Sands

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Published in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Blockade

  • Edition Notes

    Statementprepared by Companion Acting Francis P.B. Sands ... and read at the stated meeting of April 4, 1894.
    SeriesMilitary order of the loyal legion of the United States. Commandery of the District of Columbia. War papers -- 20, Library of American civilization -- LAC 40064., War papers (Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States. Commandery of the District of Columbia) -- 20.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination27 p.
    Number of Pages27
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13556688M
    LC Control Number87719269
    OCLC/WorldCa13165342

    The Pequot departed Boston Harbor on 5 February and joined the North Atlantic Blockading Squadron. She captured the notorious British blockade runner the Don off Beaufort, North Carolina, on March 4, , and helped the Army beat back a Confederate attack on Wilson's Wharf at James River, Virginia, on 24 May. Nine-Month Volunteers (1) no (1) Norfolk Naval Yard. Merremack (3) Norfolk Virginia (3) North Atlantic Blockading Squadron (3) North Carolina () North Carolina Civil War History Center (3) North Carolina Summer (1) North Dakota (1) North Grove School Sycamore Ill. (9) Northern Illinois (1) Not Good for Us (1) Notre Dame (1) NRHP (6.

    Chapter operations of South Atlantic Blockading Squadron, under Rear-admiral Dahlgren, during latter end of and in chapter 51 Chapter first attack on Fort Fisherdestruction of the confederate ram Albemarle, etc. Holographic circular letter written by Louis M. Goldsborough, Flag Officer, Commanding North Atlantic Blockading Squadron, to Lieutenant Commander Alexander Murray and others directing that no officers under his command "hold intercourse, especially in writing, with the Rebel Generals" except in .

    With Sampson Through the War: Being an Account of the Naval Operations of the North Atlantic Squadron during the Spanish American War of New York: Doubleday and McClure, pp. Goode was a correspondent for the Associated Press on board Sampson's flagship, USS New York. The book contains chapters on specific topics contributed by. A small collection of printed general orders, , Admiral John A. Dahlgren to the South Atlantic Blockading Squadron, is also included in this collection of Rodgers Family Papers. Purchased.


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