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Letters to Lavinia, Including Time as Commander of USS Louisville and the Mississippi Squadron's 6th District, 1865

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Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically by sender and by document type.

Collection History

Appraisal

No material was separated during 2014 processing.

Processing Information

During 2014 processing, multiple items in the collection were treated for mold.

Folder inventory added by Nicholas Williams '2015 in 2012. Expanded by Hilde Creager '2015 in 2013.

This collection was reprocessed by Faith Charlton in 2014. Finding aid updated by Faith Charlton in 2014.

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Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

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Credit this material:

Letters to Lavinia, Including Time as Commander of USS Louisville and the Mississippi Squadron's 6th District; George B. Bacon Civil War Correspondence, C0383, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Location:
Firestone Library
One Washington Road
Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
(609) 258-3184
Storage Note:
  • Firestone Library (mss): Box 1

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Bibliography

McPherson, James M. War on the waters : the Union and Confederate navies, 1861-1865. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2012. Mahon, John K. "The Civil War Letters of Lieutenant Commander George Bacon," American Neptune 12, (1952): 271-81.

Names:
United States. Navy
United States. Navy. Mississippi Squadron
United States. Navy. South Atlantic Squadron
United States. Navy. West Gulf Squadron
Relief (Store ship)
Lee, Samuel Phillips, 1812-1897