Civil War - Official Records of Union and Confederate Navies

Records: 55,209 · Complete: 93%

The records include Union and Confederate reports of naval operations; related correspondence, orders and other records; and excerpts from journals of naval officers. They also include statistical data of ships; muster rolls of Confederate Government vessels; letters of marque and reprisal; Confederate Departmental investigations; Navy Department correspondence with agents abroad; and proclamations and appointments of President Davis; State Department correspondence with diplomatic agents, etc.

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Publication Title
Civil War - Official Records of Union and Confederate Navies
Total Records
Records: 55,209 · Complete: 93%
Content Source
The National Archives logoThe National Archives
Publication Number:
M275
Record Group:
45
Published on Fold3
April 25, 2014
Last Updated
April 22, 2015
Description
NARA M275. The Official Records of the Union and Confederate Navies, 1861-1865, was compiled and published by the Department of the Navy, 1894-1922.