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Collection Reference Number GLC01450.705.01
From Archive Folder Letters from Silvanus Hodgdon 
Title Silvanus Hodgdon to Nathan Hodgdon reporting his whereabouts aboard the Macedonian
Date 21 June 1813
Author Hodgdon, Silvanus (fl. 1813-1815)  
Recipient Hodgdon, Nathan  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Informs his uncle that he has been aboard the frigate Macedonian for two months, which he reports is blockaded in by seven British ships. Asks him to send a letter to his mother and to give his love to friends and family. Also notes that his captain, Capt. Jones, is preparing for a meeting with a British captain.
Subjects War of 1812  Navy  Blockade  Military History  Global History and Civics  Soldier's Letter  Maritime  
People Hodgdon, Silvanus (fl. 1813-1815)  Hodgdon, Nathan (b. 1784)  
Place written New London, Connecticut
Theme War of 1812; Naval & Maritime; Children & Family
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859