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Collection Reference Number GLC07717
From Archive Folder Unassociated Civil War Documents: Miscellaneous Dates 
Title 18 Civil War dispatches, extracts, and general orders issued by U.S. Navy
Date November 1861-June 1862
Author U.S. Navy  
Document Type Military document
Content Description Topics include payment of persons called "contrabands", British ships attempting to run the blockade, Naval intelligence, sanitation during the "hot and sickly" season in the south, and legal requirements with regard to captured vessels. Probably printed aboard U.S.S. Minnesota.
Subjects Civil War  Military History  Union Forces  Navy  African American History  Soldier's Pay  Contrabands  Blockade  Global History and Civics  Foreign Affairs  Health and Medical  Personal Hygiene  Law  
Place written [various places]
Theme The American Revolution; Naval & Maritime; African Americans; Slavery & Abolition; Health & Medicine
Sub-collection Papers and Images of the American Civil War
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945