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Charles H. Ball Diaries, 1861-1865

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Charles H. Ball Diaries, 1861-1865 : Finding Aid

United States Naval Academy. Special Collections & Archives.
589 McNair Road
Annapolis, Maryland 21402-5029, USA
Phone: 410-293-6922
http://usna.edu/Library/sca/

Published in January 2009



Summary Information

Location: Special Collections & Archives Department - Manuscripts
Creator: Ball, Charles H.
Title: Charles H. Ball Diaries
Dates: 1861-1865
Size: 2.5 linear inches (2 volumes)
Abstract: The Charles H. Ball Diaries span Ball's Civil War service in the West Gulf Blockading Squadron of the Union Navy. The diaries are composed of first-hand accounts of various battles and blockading duties in the Gulf of Mexico, from New Orleans, Louisiana to Galveston, Texas, as well as personal duties, such as keeping watch and participation in foraging parties.
Call number: MS 147
Language(s) of material: English

Provenance and Acquisition

The Charles H. Ball Diaries were transferred to the Special Collections & Archives Department from the United States Naval Academy Museum by Professor William W. Jeffries on 1975 February 7.

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