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Box 4

 Container

Contains 9 Results:

Blockade Runners Ashore, 1863

 File — Box: 4, Folder: 1
Identifier: Folder 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Excerpts of letters, diaries, papers, and published materials comprise the body of this research collection, which relate specifically to Wilmington and the Lower Cape Fear (LCF) during the Civil War. Subjects include troop movements, civilian life, shipping, prisoners of war, and military engagements. Wilmington was the last Confederate port to be captured; blockading and blockade runners and the defense and capture of Fort Fisher are especially well represented. Items of local...
Dates: 1863

Blockade Running, 1863

 File — Box: 4, Folder: 2
Identifier: Folder 2
Scope and Contents

Primarily narratives of blockade running adventures in LCF, involving the Lee, Advance, Mary Celeste, Cornubia (Lady Davis), Ella, and Annie, Banshee, and others.

Dates: 1863

Blockade Running, 1863

 File — Box: 4, Folder: 3
Identifier: Folder 3
Scope and Contents

Primarily narratives of blockade running adventures in LCF, involving the Lee, Advance, Mary Celeste, Cornubia (Lady Davis), Ella, and Annie, Banshee, and others.

Dates: 1863

Blockading, 1863

 File — Box: 4, Folder: 4
Identifier: Folder 4
Scope and Contents

Primarily Letters from William Frederick Keeler to his wife, Anna, written while he was on board the U.S.S. Florida, which was blockading Wilmington. Letters from Alexander Horn to his family, while he was stationed on the U.S.S. Monticello, blockading Wilmington. Reports from Federal vessels Minnesota, Iroquois, Mount Vernon, Niphon, Sacramento, State of Georgia, Penobscot, William Bacon.

Dates: 1863

Blockading, 1863

 File — Box: 4, Folder: 5
Identifier: Folder 5
Scope and Contents

Primarily Letters from William Frederick Keeler to his wife, Anna, written while he was on board the U.S.S. Florida, which was blockading Wilmington. Letters from Alexander Horn to his family, while he was stationed on the U.S.S. Monticello, blockading Wilmington. Reports from Federal vessels Minnesota, Iroquois, Mount Vernon, Niphon, Sacramento, State of Georgia, Penobscot, William Bacon.

Dates: 1863

Blockading, 1863

 File — Box: 4, Folder: 6
Identifier: Folder 6
Scope and Contents

Primarily Letters from William Frederick Keeler to his wife, Anna, written while he was on board the U.S.S. Florida, which was blockading Wilmington. Letters from Alexander Horn to his family, while he was stationed on the U.S.S. Monticello, blockading Wilmington. Reports from Federal vessels Minnesota, Iroquois, Mount Vernon, Niphon, Sacramento, State of Georgia, Penobscot, William Bacon.

Dates: 1863

Blockading, 1863

 File — Box: 4, Folder: 7
Identifier: Folder 7
Scope and Contents

Primarily Letters from William Frederick Keeler to his wife, Anna, written while he was on board the U.S.S. Florida, which was blockading Wilmington. Letters from Alexander Horn to his family, while he was stationed on the U.S.S. Monticello, blockading Wilmington. Reports from Federal vessels Minnesota, Iroquois, Mount Vernon, Niphon, Sacramento, State of Georgia, Penobscot, William Bacon.

Dates: 1863

Civilian Life, 1863

 File — Box: 4, Folder: 8
Identifier: Folder 8
Scope and Contents

Primarily Letters from James Ryder Randall, a shipping agent for Power, Lowe & Co., in Wilmington, to Kate Hammond, his fiancée, near Hamburg, SC. Randall’s duties included entering and clearing vessels at the Custom House and discharging them. He named several blockade runners and their success and failures. Randall mentioned some of his speculations and occasionally asked Kate for a list of personal items she’d like ordered whenever a blockade runner went out.

Dates: 1863

Civilian Life, 1863

 File — Box: 4, Folder: 9
Identifier: Folder 9
Scope and Contents

Primarily Letters from James Ryder Randall, a shipping agent for Power, Lowe & Co., in Wilmington, to Kate Hammond, his fiancée, near Hamburg, SC. Randall’s duties included entering and clearing vessels at the Custom House and discharging them. He named several blockade runners and their success and failures. Randall mentioned some of his speculations and occasionally asked Kate for a list of personal items she’d like ordered whenever a blockade runner went out.

Dates: 1863