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This collection consists of a letter dated July 30, 1864 from Rear Admiral David Farragut to H. R. Billings that officially granted Billings's request to be detached from the USS Vincennes.
This collection contains material documenting the life and accomplishments of William Robert Anderson, Captain of the USS Nautilus SSN 571 during the Cold War and Tennessee Congressman in the 1960s and early 1970s.
A letter from David Farragut, signed "D. G. Farragut," to E. Caylus dated March 20, 1867. In it, Farragut expresses gratitude for receiving the Abraham Lincoln bronze medal for his achievements in Lincoln's administration.
This collection features a letter written by Admiral David G. Farragut to Secretary of the Navy Isaac Toucey, dated September 25, 1860.
In this letter, Secretary of the Navy Gideon Welles asks Congressman Alexander H. Rice (then serving on the Committee of Naval Affairs) to consider passing an amendment to secure equal payment for the clerical force of the Navy Yards. Welles mentions three reports of the Chief of the Bureau of Yards and Docks, which are not included in this collection.
This Special License to Ship into Insurrectionary States and Districts was awarded to Henry Bell and Son to enable them to ship merchandise to James Bond in Brownville, Tennessee. It is attached to a three-page inventory amounting to $1083.26. The inventory contains various articles of clothing and shoes, an assortment of fabric and sewing notions, coffee and several different kinds of spice, nails, and a saddle and harness.
The first of the journals in this collection recounts Joseph C. Strong's service in the U. S. Navy aboard the warship Trumbull as it escorted other ships from London to the Caribbean in 1800 and 1801. The second larger journal tells of Strong's activities in and around Knoxville in 1816 as he helped to establish a Bible Society. Both of these journals are typewritten copies of the originals.
This collection houses the transcript of Stanley Duhan's oral history. In this interview, Duhan recollects aspects of his life, including time in the Navy and Air Force Reserves during World War II and the Korean War and his time working on the Titan and Atlas Missile projects.
This journal describes a cruise of the USS Natchez upon which David G. Farragut was an officer. It also briefly details Farragut's command of the USS Boxer. Midshipman Roberts Poinsett Lovell kept the journal from 1833-1835.
- United States. Navy -- History. 8
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Naval operations. 2
- United States. Navy -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 2
- Admirals -- United States -- Correspondence. 1
- Authors, American -- Tennessee. 1
- Brownsville (Tenn.) -- History. 1
- Christianity -- Southern States. 1
- Cold War. 1
- Correspondence. 1
- France -- History -- 1789-1815. 1
- Guided missiles -- Design and construction. 1
- Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History. 1
- Korean War, 1950-1953. 1
- Mobile Bay, Battle of, Ala., 1864. 1
- Natchez (Ship) 1
- Nuclear facilities -- United States. 1
- Politicians -- Tennessee. 1
- Shipping -- United States -- History. 1
- Underwater exploration -- Arctic ocean 1
- United States -- History, Naval -- To 1900. 1
- United States -- Politics and government -- 1783-1809. 1
- United States -- Politics and government -- 1865-1869. 1
- United States. Navy. 1
- Vietnam War, 1961-1975. 1
- Voyages and travels. 1
- World War, 1939-1945 -- Veterans -- United States. 1
- World War, 1939-1945. 1 ∧ less