Official Records of the Union and Confederate Navies in the War of the Rebellion. Series 1, Volume 24.

One of 51 books in the title: The War of the Rebellion: Navy Records available on this site.

Description

Records of the War of the Rebellion include copies of naval correspondence (reports, letters, telegrams, and general orders) from both the Union and Confederate Navies discussing their operations. According to the introduction in the first volume, the first series "embraces the reports, orders, and correspondence, both Union and Confederate, relating to all naval operations on the Atlantic and Gulf coasts and inland waters of the United States during the war of the rebellion, together with the operations of vessels acting singly, either as cruisers or privateers, in different parts of the world. These reports are accompanied by such diagrams and ...

Physical Description

xvi, 803 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

Creation Information

United States. War Department. 1911.

Context

This book is part of the collection entitled: War of the Rebellion and was provided by UNT Libraries Government Documents Department to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 230 times . More information about this book can be viewed below.

Who

People and organizations associated with either the creation of this book or its content.

Others

Publisher

Rights Holder

For guidance see Citations, Rights, Re-Use.

  • Unknown

Audiences

Check out our Resources for Educators Site! We've identified this book as a primary source within our collections. Researchers, educators, and students may find this book useful in their work.

Provided By

UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Serving as both a federal and a state depository library, the UNT Libraries Government Documents Department maintains a collection of over 1 million items in a variety of formats including print, microform, audiovisual, maps, posters, musical scores, LPs, CD-ROMs, and Web documents. The department is a member of the FDLP Content Partnerships Program and an Affiliated Archive of the National Archives.

Contact Us

What

Descriptive information to help identify this book. Follow the links below to find similar items on the Portal.

Titles

Description

Records of the War of the Rebellion include copies of naval correspondence (reports, letters, telegrams, and general orders) from both the Union and Confederate Navies discussing their operations. According to the introduction in the first volume, the first series "embraces the reports, orders, and correspondence, both Union and Confederate, relating to all naval operations on the Atlantic and Gulf coasts and inland waters of the United States during the war of the rebellion, together with the operations of vessels acting singly, either as cruisers or privateers, in different parts of the world. These reports are accompanied by such diagrams and maps as may be necessary" (pp. ix-x). Index starts on page 719.

Physical Description

xvi, 803 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

Notes

"Series I--Volume 24. Naval Forces on Western Waters, From January 1 to May 17, 1863."

"By authority of an Act of Congress approved July 31, 1894."

Language

Item Type

Identifier

Unique identifying numbers for this book in the Portal or other systems.

  • Call Number: W 45.5
  • OCLC: 5194016 | External Link
  • Library of Congress Control Number: 06-35188
  • Library of Congress Control Number: sn 85-64154
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth192859

Collections

This book is part of the following collection of related materials.

War of the Rebellion

This compilation of the official records of the Union and Confederate Armies contains four series of volumes covering military operations in the field, prisoners of war, and the correspondence, orders, reports, and returns of Union and Confederate authorities.

Related Items

Topography of a Canal Connecting Walnut Bayou with the Mississippi River. (Map)

Topography of a Canal Connecting Walnut Bayou with the Mississippi River.

Map illustrating the topography of a canal that connects Walnut Bayou with the Mississippi River. Islands, woodlands, barges, and dredging machines are noted.

Relationship to this item: (Has Part)

Sketch of Rebel Fortifications at Haynes' Bluff (Map)

Sketch of Rebel Fortifications at Haynes' Bluff

Map illustrating Confederate fortifications along the Mississippi River. Also shown are forests, fields, swamps, bridges, and a graveyard.

Plan of Attack on the Rebel Batteries at Grand Gulf, Mississippi River. (Map)

Plan of Attack on the Rebel Batteries at Grand Gulf, Mississippi River.

Map illustrating the planned positions of Union vessels for the assault on the Grand Gulf gun batteries. They were to be lined up along the northern side of the Mississippi River near the batteries.

Relationship to this item: (Has Part)

Batteries at Grand Gulf Captured by the United States Mississippi Squadron, May 3, 1863 (Map)

Batteries at Grand Gulf Captured by the United States Mississippi Squadron, May 3, 1863

Map illustrating gun batteries at Grand Gulf, Mississippi, that were captured by Union forces on May 3, 1863. The map shows hills, vessels, streets and the Mississippi and Big Black Rivers.

Relationship to this item: (Has Part)

Map Showing the Route of the Late Expedition, Commanded by Rear Admiral Porter, U. S. Navy, in Attempting to Get Into the Yazoo River by the Way of Steele's Bayou and Deer Creek (Map)

Map Showing the Route of the Late Expedition, Commanded by Rear Admiral Porter, U. S. Navy, in Attempting to Get Into the Yazoo River by the Way of Steele's Bayou and Deer Creek

Map illustrating the Mississippi River, Yazoo River, creeks, cities, and gun emplacements surrounding a gunboat route through Mississippi. The shaded area is where the gunboats actually traveled. The dotted line is an additional portion of the proposed route. In the upper right corner is a map that showed where the gunboats were to fall back.

Relationship to this item: (Has Part)

What responsibilities do I have when using this book?

When

Dates and time periods associated with this book.

Creation Date

  • 1911

Covered Time Period

Start & End Dates

  • January 1, 1863 - May 17, 1863

Added to The Portal to Texas History

  • Nov. 19, 2011, 8:28 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • April 29, 2016, 7:02 p.m.

Usage Statistics

When was this book last used?

Yesterday: 0
Past 30 days: 0
Total Uses: 230

Where

Geographical information about where this book originated or about its content.

Place Name

Publication Place

Map Information

  • map marker Automatically generated Place Name coordinates.
  • map marker Automatically generated Publication Place coordinates.
  • Repositioning map may be required for optimal printing.

Mapped Locations

Interact With This Book

Here are some suggestions for what to do next.

United States. War Department. Official Records of the Union and Confederate Navies in the War of the Rebellion. Series 1, Volume 24., book, 1911; Washington D.C.. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth192859/: accessed July 23, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.