Popular Member Spotlights by karenll75

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Seabees build a wharf

Source WWII European Theater Army Records

Created 03 Dec 2014 - 55 views this week (214 total)

Secretary of War congratulates Terry and Porter on their victory at Fort Fisher

Source Civil War - Official Records of Union and Confederate Navies

Created 05 Dec 2014 - 54 views this week (371 total)

Mason and Slidell resume their journey to Europe

Source Civil War - Official Records of Union and Confederate Navies

Created 29 Oct 2014 - 49 views this week (451 total)

Excerpt from British gov't instructing admiralty how to prepare for possibile hostilities with US

Source Civil War - Official Records of Union and Confederate Navies

Created 29 Oct 2014 - 45 views this week (428 total)

Medal of Honor for participation in naval bombardment of Fort Fisher

Source Medal of Honor Recipients, 1863-2013

Created 05 Dec 2014 - 45 views this week (239 total)

Seabee commended for his ingenuity

Source WWII Naval Press Clippings

Created 03 Dec 2014 - 42 views this week (369 total)

Seabees build and maintain bases

Source WWII War Diaries

Created 03 Dec 2014 - 42 views this week (195 total)

Medal of Honor for participation in the failed attack attempt of the marines and sailors

Source Medal of Honor Recipients, 1863-2013

Created 05 Dec 2014 - 42 views this week (235 total)

Beauregard evacuates Columbia, SC; Sherman takes the city

Source London Times

Created 14 Jan 2015 - 42 views this week (68 total)

Seabees work as stevadores

Source WWII War Diaries

Created 03 Dec 2014 - 41 views this week (650 total)

US gov't agrees to release Mason and Slidell

Source Civil War - Official Records of Union and Confederate Navies

Created 29 Oct 2014 - 40 views this week (865 total)

British gov't accepts US reparations for Trent Affair

Source Civil War - Official Records of Union and Confederate Navies

Created 29 Oct 2014 - 40 views this week (397 total)

Seabees as "fighting men"

Source WWII War Diaries

Created 03 Dec 2014 - 40 views this week (265 total)

Medal of Honor for participation in part of the first attack on Fort Fisher

Source Medal of Honor Recipients, 1863-2013

Created 05 Dec 2014 - 39 views this week (1,325 total)

Wilkes explains why he didn't seize the Trent

Source Civil War - Official Records of Union and Confederate Navies

Created 29 Oct 2014 - 38 views this week (362 total)

Letter of congratulations from the Sec. of the Navy to Captain Wilkes

Source Civil War - Official Records of Union and Confederate Navies

Created 29 Oct 2014 - 38 views this week (1,437 total)

British want freedom of Mason and Slidell and an apology from the US

Source Civil War - Official Records of Union and Confederate Navies

Created 29 Oct 2014 - 38 views this week (314 total)

Seabee ingenuity and "can do" spirit

Source WWII War Diaries

Created 03 Dec 2014 - 38 views this week (246 total)

Interview excerpt about different duties one Seabee had while in the Navy

Source WWII War Diaries

Created 03 Dec 2014 - 38 views this week (671 total)

One theory of how the fire in Columbia started

Source London Times

Created 14 Jan 2015 - 38 views this week (64 total)

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