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2017.28 Dorothy Fairhurst Collection

Collection of 16 images related to the naval service of Charles E. Emery, an engineer during the Civil War. The collection consists of a daguerreotype of USS Richmond, 13 cartes-de-visites of fellow crew (engineers) of USS Richmond, a portrait of Charles E. Emery, and group photo of the officers of USS Richmond. Additional materials in the collection include a hand-drawn, illustrated (by Emery) booklet on the life of a sailor onboard USS Richmond, as well as copies of Emery’s personal correspondence with family during his service aboard USS Richmond (dated 1861-1863).
Title: Dorothy Fairhurst Collection
Caption: Collection photo # 2017.28 - group photo of the officers and crew of USS Richmond
Description: Collection of 16 images related to the naval service of Charles E. Emery, an engineer during the Civil War. The collection consists of a daguerreotype of USS Richmond, 13 cartes-de-visites of fellow crew (engineers) of USS Richmond, a portrait of Charles E. Emery, and group photo of the officers of USS Richmond. Additional materials in the collection include a hand-drawn, illustrated (by Emery) booklet on the life of a sailor onboard USS Richmond, as well as copies of Emery’s personal correspondence with family during his service aboard USS Richmond (dated 1861-1863).
Accession #: 2017
Catalog #: 2017.28
Donor: Dorothy Fairhurst
Copyright Owner: Naval History & Heritage Command
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  • Photograph
Wars & Conflicts
  • Civil War 1861-1865
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