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Tag: Civil War
Today’s guest blogger is Mark C. Mollan, a reference archivist specializing in records of the U.S. Navy and Maritime agencies at Archives I. When Herman Haupt reluctantly left the war on September 14, 1863 (150 years ago this week), he was not technically in the Army. Although addressed as General, Haupt rarely wore the full […]
Today’s post is by National Archives Volunteer Bill Nigh. This is the sequel to his earlier post. _____ In my first post, I briefly described the volunteer project based on the records of the U.S. Secret Service (Record Group 87). I stated that this organization began its presidential security mission following a presidential assassination, but its […]
Posted by Guest Blogger on January 17, 2013, under Archives II, Civil Records, History.
Our guest blogger today is DeAnne Blanton, reference archivist at Archives I. The Archives I Reference Section is pleased to announce our in-house digitization project in honor of the Civil War sesquicentennial. During the course of the next five years or so, the 2,750 volumes comprising the Collected Record Books of Various Executive, Legislative, and […]
Posted by Guest Blogger on June 20, 2012, under Archives I, Digital Projects, Military Records, Reference.
Today’s post is written by Stephanie Stegman, the special media projects volunteer at the National Archives at Fort Worth. This is the third post in a three-part series. (If you missed them, follow these links to the first and second posts.) Cargo – it was the main business of the New Orleans Custom House. After the […]
Posted by Stephanie on May 3, 2012, under Civil Records, Digital Projects, NARA beyond DC/MD.
Today’s post is written by Stephanie Stegman, the special media projects volunteer at the National Archives at Fort Worth. This is the first post in a three-part series. Electoral projections are a popular topic these days, and everyone has an opinion. In July 1860, two engineers in Louisiana exchanged their predictions on the upcoming presidential […]
Posted by Stephanie on April 19, 2012, under Civil Records, Digital Projects, NARA beyond DC/MD.