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Wars & Conflicts
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The Library of Virginia


The Library of Virginia 
Archives Research Services
800 E. Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23219


Auditor of Public Accounts
Records, 1776-1789

These records related to the establishment and operation of the public ropewalk in Chesterfield County, Virginia, where it produced various types of cordage for state naval vessels.


Barron Family
Papers, 1802-1841

The collection contains both the personal and official correspondence of James and Samuel Barron, U.S. naval officers, relating to the American squadron fighting the Tripolitan pirates, among other topics.


Confederate States of America, Navy Department, James River Squadron and Station
Records, 1863-1864

Letterbooks of the James River Squadron and Station.

2 volumes


Confederate States of America, Navy Department, Office of Provisions and Clothing
Records, 1864-1865

Letterbook of the Office of Provisions and Clothing.

1 volume


Department of Military Affairs, Office of the Adjutant General, Navy Department of Virginia
Records, 1861-1862

The collection includes accounts, payrolls, requisitions, returns, and vouchers regarding the Provisional Navy of Virginia.


Forrest, Douglas F.
Papers, 1863-1865

Journal and diary of an assistant paymaster of the Confederate States Navy assigned to CSS Rappahannock in Calais, France.

2 volumes


Revolutionary Government, Navy Board
Records, 1776-1787

The collection includes accounts; general correspondence; journals; ledgers; letter books; lists of officers, seamen, and marines; and minute books regarding the Virginia State Navy.

Published: Thu Jun 26 12:16:19 EDT 2014