War and Military
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Photocopies of the 1861 Proof of Ownership and Registration forms for the Bark Conrad which was later captured by the C.S.S. Alabama and recommissioned as the Tuscaloosa
Overview Portions of the logs for the C.S.S. Alabama and the C.S.S. Tuscaloosa. The logs document the daily weather, longitude and latitude as well as information about engagements with enemy ships. There is also a list of ships captured by the Alabama from 5 September 1862 to 20 June 1863 and copies of the correspondence between Lieutenant John Low as captain of the C.S.S. Tuscaloosa and various authorities of the British colony of the Cape of Good Hope.
File — Box WSC002: , Folder: W0150-10
Scope and Contents These handwritten notes are taken from J. Thomas Scharf's History of the Confederate States Navy. This history of the service which includes information about the ships and many of the officers is still highly regarded as a primary source for this type of information.
Dates: 1860 - 2007