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Dahlgren, John Adolphus Bernard, 1809-1870.
Inclusive Dates:
1823 1824 1825 1826 1827 1828 1829 1830 1831 1832 1833 1834 1835 1836 1837 1838 1839 1840 1841 1842 1843 1844 1845 1846 1847 1848 1849 1850 1851 1852 1853 1854 1855 1856 1857 1858 1859 1860 1861 1862 1863 1864 1865 1866 1867 1868 1869 1870 1871 1872 1873 1874 1875 1876 1877 1878 1879 1880 1881 1882 1883 1884 1885 1886 1887 1888 1889 1890 1891 1892 1893 1894 1895 1896 1897 1898 1899 1900 1901 1902 1903 1904 1905 1906 1907 1908 1909 1910 1911 1912 1913 1914 1915 1916 1917 1918 1919 1920 1921 1922 1923 1924 1925 1926 1927 1928 1929 1930 1931 1932 1933 1934 1935 1936 1937 1938 1939 1940 1941 1942 1943 1944 1945, 
Abstract:
Papers of the U.S. naval officer, established ordnance system. Collection includes correspondence (1836-1905); 13 diaries (1834-1870); notebooks, memoranda, articles, and other papers relating to Dahlgren's naval career, including his pioneer work in naval ordnance, and the development of the Dahlgren gun. Includes a diary of his wife, Madeleine Vinton Dahlgren, and a Civil War journal of an unidentified person. Correspondence includes that of Madeleine Vinton Dahlgren, Percival Drayton, Andrew H. Foote, R.B. Forbes, R.P. Parrott, Henry Augustus Wise, and others.
Type of Material:
Correspondence.
Diaries.
Subject:
United States -- History, Naval.
Admirals.
Military history
Civil War (U.S.)
Naval art and science.
Naval gunnery.
Ordnance, Naval.