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Title
Louis Malesherbes Goldsborough papers Louis Malesherbes Goldsborough papers, 1797-1874.
Type
Mixed Material
Subject
Barron, James, 1769-1851--Correspondence.
Black, Jeremiah S. (Jeremiah Sullivan), 1810-1883--Correspondence.
Burnside, Ambrose Everett, 1824-1881.
Cabell, J. L. (James Lawrence), 1813-1889--Correspondence.
Chase, Salmon P. (Salmon Portland), 1808-1873--Correspondence.
Crittenden, John J. (John Jordan), 1787-1863--Correspondence.
Decatur, Stephen, 1779-1820--Correspondence.
Du Pont, Samuel Francis, 1803-1865--Correspondence.
Everett, Edward, 1794-1865--Correspondence.
Fox, Gustavus Vasa, 1821-1883--Correspondence.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
Motley, John Lothrop, 1814-1877--Correspondence.
Smith, Joseph, 1790-1877--Correspondence.
Surratt, John H. (John Harrison), 1844-1916.
Tatnall, Josiah, 1795-1871--Correspondence.
Upshur, A. P. (Abel Parker), 1790-1844--Correspondence.
Welles, Gideon, 1802-1878--Correspondence.
Wilkes, Charles, 1798-1877--Correspondence.
United States. Navy.
Castillo de San Juan de UlĂșa (Mexico)
Merrimack (Frigate)
Minnesota (Frigate)
Virginia (Ironclad)
United States Naval Academy.
Blockade--South Carolina--Charleston Harbor.
Burnside's Expedition to North Carolina, 1862.
Cabinet officers.
Dueling.
Hampton Roads, Battle of, Va., 1862.
Mexican War, 1846-1848.
Charleston Harbor (S.C.)
Charleston (S.C.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
James River (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
North Carolina--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
Roanoke Island (N.C.)--History--Capture, 1862.
South Carolina--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Blockades.
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Naval operations.
Virginia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
Naval officers.
Language
English
Collection material in English
Identified By
Lccn: mm81023044
Summary
Correspondence, military records, financial papers, printed matter, illustrations, and other papers concerning Goldsborough's career in the U.S. Navy. Documents the capture of the castle of San Juan de UlĂșa, Mexico, during the Mexican War, 1846-1848, and Goldsborough's work as superintendent of the United States Naval Academy, 1853-1857. Civil War material relates to the blockade of Charleston Harbor, S.C.; Ambrose Everett Burnside's Expedition to North Carolina, and the capture of Roanoke Island, N.C.; naval operations on the James River, Va.; the scuttling of the USS Merrimack (frigate); Goldsborough's command of the USS Minnesota (frigate) at Hampton Roads, Va., while awaiting attack by the CSS Virginia (ironclad rebuilt from the USS Merrimack); visits to the front lines by Abraham Lincoln and his cabinet; and the capture of John H. Surratt. Includes the draft of Stephen Decatur's letter to James Barron that led to their duel. Correspondents include Jeremiah S. Black, J.L. Cabell, Salmon P. Chase, John J. Crittenden, Samuel Francis Du Pont, Edward Everett, Gustavus Vasa Fox, John Lothrop Motley, Joseph Smith, Josiah Tatnall, A.P. Upshur, Gideon Welles, and Charles Wilkes.
Authorized Access Point
Goldsborough, Louis Malesherbes, 1805-1877. Louis Malesherbes Goldsborough papers, 1797-1874