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1 Title:   Union Army ships log  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Newman, L. Howard, 1833-1866  
  Dates:   1863 May 10-1865 April 4  
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This collection contains the ships log of Union Army Lieutenant Commander L. Howard Newman from May 10,1863 to April 4, 1865 as he commanded the USS Dawn, USS Pembina, and USS Nyack in both the North and South Atlantic Blockading Squadrons. In it he discusses the deaths and desertions of crewmembers; movements of ships through the Potomac Flotilla off Port Royal, South Carolina; a shipwreck; and attacks on Fort Fisher and Fort Anderson on the Cape Fear River.
 
  Identifier:   ms4284  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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2 Title:   Roger S. Durham Journeys transcript  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Durham, Roger S.  
  Dates:   1978  
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The collection consists of Journeys: a true story of the blocade on the Georgia Coast in its first year 1861-1862, number 3 of seven copies of a typescript by Roger S. Durham. Journeys follows the story of the Rev. Charles C. Jones family.
 
  Identifier:   ms1433  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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3 Title:   Blockade runner's diary  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Dickson, James, 1836-1874  
  Dates:   1861-1862, 1956-1958  
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The collection consists of the diary of a blockade runner during the Civil War from December 1861 through February 1862. The diary describes the voyage from New York to Halifax, Nova Scotia and the return voyage on the brigantine the Standard of Windsor, loaded with dry goods, food, and medicine for the Confederate government. The author describes in detail the weather, sea conditions, eating habits, and life aboard ship; fears of capture by Union forces; maneuvers used to run the blockade; and off loading the cargo. Also contained in the collection are research notes, speeches, and correspondence of William Porter Kellam pertaining to his research of the diary. Kellam attributes the diary to James Dickson in Savannah, Georgia.
 
  Identifier:   ms791  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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