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Robert C. Peirce diary

Robert C. Peirce diary

Descriptive Summary

Title: Robert C. Peirce diary
Creator: Peirce, Robert C.
Inclusive Dates: 1862-1863
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s) (1 diary)
Collection Number: ms793
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Scope and Content

The collection consists of a diary of Robert C. Peirce, Paymaster of the U.S.S.Dawn, from 1862-1863. Pierce writes about weather and activities of the U.S.S.Dawn in and around the Ogeechee River, south of Savannah, Georgia, including the islands of Ossabaw and Wassaw.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Robert C. Pierce diary, ms793, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2018.

General Notes

This collection has been digitized and is available online as part of America's Turning Point: Documenting the Civil War Experience in Georgia.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Georgia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
Naval maneuvers.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Naval operations.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Diary, 1862-1863 Access Online