Correspondence regarding the destruction caused by the November 20, 1861 explosion in the powder yards (Press Room, Grain Mill, and Dust Mill in Upper Yard). Three people were killed including Joseph Russell, John Vichie, and Charles Mulherrin.
Correspondence regarding the recent explosion on November 20, 1861 and its destruction. Sophie is taking care of Mr. Syle's children, whom she is very fond of. Sophie mentions two letters she has received from her husband.
Campaigns & battles; Naval warfare; Naval prints; Government vessels; Military officers; Sheet music covers; Music
Sheet music commemorating the U.S. Navy's successful attacks on Forts Walker and Beauregard at Port Royal, South Carolina, 7 November 1861. This attack was carried out by the South Atlantic Blockading Squadron under the command of Commodore Samuel...