Robert C. Peirce diary

Robert C. Peirce diary

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Peirce, Robert C.
Title: Robert C. Peirce diary
Dates: 1862-1863
Quantity: 1.0 folder (1 diary)
Coll. Number: ms793

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of a diary of Robert C. Peirce, Paymaster of the U.S.S. Dawn, from 1862-1863. Pierce writes about weather and activities of the U.S.S. Dawn in and around the Ogeechee River, south of Savannah, Georgia, including the islands of Ossabaw and Wassaw.


Index Terms

Dawn (Ship).
Diaries.
Georgia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
Naval maneuvers.
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Naval operations.

General Notes

This collection has been digitized and is available online as part of America's Turning Point: Documenting the Civil War Experience in Georgia.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Robert C. Pierce diary, ms 793, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
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11Diary, 1862-1863 View online.