Administration of the Atlantic Blockade 1861-1865

Administration of the Atlantic Blockade 1861-1865

Date: January 1967
Creator: Delafield ,Charles Henry
Description: The purpose of this paper is to show in detail the role of only a portion of the Federal Navy, the Atlantic Blockading Squadrons, during the Civil War.
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The Military and Political Career of Santos Degollado, 1854-1861

The Military and Political Career of Santos Degollado, 1854-1861

Date: August 1971
Creator: Hardi, John T.
Description: The purpose of this study is to examine the role of Santos Degollado in the history of Mexico during the 1850's and to determine his contributions to the cause of constitutional reform in that period.
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Lloyd's Official Map of the State of Virginia

Lloyd's Official Map of the State of Virginia

Date: 1861
Creator: Lloyd, James T.
Description: Hand-colored map of the state of Virginia in 1861, used by General Scott to plan campaigns during the Civil War. Counties are labeled and geographic features are noted, with relief shown by hachures. It includes advertisements, tables of population, steamboat routes, and altitudes, and notes on mapping and geology in text blocks around the outside of the map.
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Map of Colorado Territory, Compiled from Government Maps & actual Surveys made in 1861.

Map of Colorado Territory, Compiled from Government Maps & actual Surveys made in 1861.

Date: November 1, 1861
Creator: Case, Francis M.
Description: Map of Colorado Territory compiled from government maps and surveys. Includes place names, rivers and some geographical features, with relief shown by hachures.
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[Newspaper Fragment]

[Newspaper Fragment]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: A newspaper clipping that details the yearly rainfall amounts from 1839 to 1861. This fragment is torn and the missing pieces makes the rainfall table unintelligible.
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[Undertaker's receipt, December 21, 1861]

[Undertaker's receipt, December 21, 1861]

Date: December 21, 1861
Creator: Plant, William, J.
Description: A receipt to Lieutenant J. R. Ayer for funeral expenses.
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[Subscription Receipt, July 10, 1861]

[Subscription Receipt, July 10, 1861]

Date: January 10, 1861
Creator: I. Seurlock & Co.
Description: Subscription for Mr. Kennard detailing copper, powder, blankets and other things. The text appears to say "Gran[...] Te[x]t, Jny 10th 1861, A D Kinard To the Subscription of I.Seurl[oc]k & Co., Taken up in the following Articles To Wit..."
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[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David Fentress, March 1, 1861]

[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David Fentress, March 1, 1861]

Date: March 1, 1861
Creator: Fentress, Maud C.
Description: Letter from Maud Fentress to her son David regarding the making of clothes for the family; a report that a man was killed by Indians; the military build up in the south; and her opinion of Abraham Lincoln.
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[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David Fentress November 10, 1861]

[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David Fentress November 10, 1861]

Date: November 10, 1861
Creator: unknown
Description: Transcript of a letter from Maud Fentress to her son, David Fentress describing packages of clothing and goods she has sent for him and others. She encourages him to purchase a horse, and urges him maintain a godly lifestyle.
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[Reciept  for the Weekly Union and American, 1861]

[Reciept for the Weekly Union and American, 1861]

Date: March 14, 1861
Creator: Griffith, J. O.
Description: Receipt for the Tri-Weekly Union and American (the "Tri" has been crossed out) for L. Moore of Unionville, Tennessee. The subscription was good from March 14, 1861 to September 14, 1861 and cost one dollar.
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