Mobile Bay, Battle of, Ala., 1864
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: https://lccn.loc.gov/sh85086370
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Captain William McMicken (1827-1899) was a farmer, Recorder of Dodge County, Union soldier in the Civil War, Assessor of Internal Revenue of the First Congressional District of Minnesota, an employee of the Northern Pacific Railroad, and United States Surveyor General and Territorial Treasurer for the Washington Territory. He appears to have received the diary as a gift in December of 1864. Captain McMicken created entries for January through May of 1865, with a few scattered entries in...
Overview The diary of the paymaster's clerk aboard the USS Galena from February through November 1864. There is also a transcription of the diary and a photograph of Admiral James Forsyth "the tallest man in the American Navy, 6 ft 6."
Dates: 1864 February - November
Abstract Diary and letters from Lambert, a United States Navy landsman aboard the USS Itasca from 1863-1864, during the Battle of Mobile Bay.