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ZB (Personnel) Files in the Navy Department Library

Vaccaro - Vultee


This series contains various documents and ephemera pertaining to US naval officers and some civilians, especially those serving during the 19th century. Coverage of a number of outstanding officers of the late 18th and early 20th centuries, as well as some enlisted personnel, also is provided. It is estimated that the careers of 35,000 separate individuals are documented to some extent in these files.

The contents of individual files can include such items as: (1) compiled service chronologies; (2) biographical summaries; (3) service data cards (Civil War period); (4) letters of recommendation for appointment or promotion; (5) pay vouchers (Civil War period); (6) fragmentary personal and official letters; (7) official Office of Naval Records and Library, and Naval History Division correspondence providing information on specific officers. The contents of individual files range from extensive to sparse, sometimes only containing a single piece of paper.

Use and Reproduction Policy

Z File materials are unavailable for loan and must be consulted in the library. Photocopying of manuscripts, as well as fragile items, is generally prohibited, though the use of digital cameras by researchers to reproduce non-copyrighted materials is permitted. Permission to photocopy a few pages may be granted by the reference staff, contingent upon the physical state of items. All photocopying of materials shall be done by the reference staff, or under their close supervision. The use of personal scanners by non-library staff personnel must be approved by the reference staff on a document-by-document basis (Reference: Naval Historical Center Instruction [NAVHISTCENTINST] 5070.1C.).


The NDL staff are in the process of inventorying and digitizing these files. The lists available below are incomplete and may not reflect current holdings. Updates will be made to these lists as the information becomes available.

Please note that we are also in the process of placing distinguishing identifiers (rank, rating, etc.) next to individuals with the same name.

* denotes personnel has one or more folders dedicated to their documents

Name List of Documents
Vaccaro, Vicenzo  
Vail, Abram L.  
Vail, Arnold Gillam  
Vail, Charles H.  
Vail, Christopher *  
Vail, Edward *  
Vail, Edwin  
Vail, Thomas  
Valdes, Pedro C.  
Valentine, _______  
Valentine, Charles  
Valentine, D.S. (CSN)  
Valentine, Edward K.  
Valenzin, David  
Valette, Louis de la  
Valk, Jacob R.  
Valk, William W.  
Vallacott, William  
Valleau, William  
Vallette, Aaron  
Vallette, Edwin  
Vallette, Elie  
Vallette, James Kirk  
Vallette, John Jr.  
Vallette, Stephen D.  
Valliers, Joseph  
Valpey, Joseph  
Van Amburgh, Abram  
Vananda, Carnie J.  
Van Atta, N.  
Van Benschoten, Frank  
Van Benthuysen, Alfred C. *  
Van Bibber, F.  
Van Borkelo, Conrad  
Van Brunt, Gershom Jacques  
Van Buren, John D.  
Van Buskirk, Cornelius  
Van Buskirk, J.N. (Actg. Ensign)  
Van Buskirk, Jacob (Asst. Engr.)  
Van Buskirk, Philip C.  
Vance, Andrew  
Vance, George P.  
Van Clearman, Jacob  
Van Clearman, John  
Van Cleave, George W.  
Van Cleve, Aaron *  
Van Cleve, John Woodhull  
Van Court, Charles W.  
Van De Graaf, John S.  
Vanderbeck, John E.  
Vanderberg, William  
Vanderbilt, Aaron  
Vanderbilt, Jacob  
Vanderford, Henry  
Van Der Hoef, Matthias  
Van Der Horst, Elias T.  
Vanderpool, _________  
Vanderveer, Hankerson  
Vanderveer, P. (CSN)  
Vanderveer, Thomas D.  
Vanderveer, Tunis  
Vandeveer, H.  
Vandeveer, Thomas  
Vandeventer, J.C.  
Vandevoort, David  
Van De Water, Jacob S.  
Van Duser, George  
Van Dyke, Benjamin G.  
Van Epps, Clyde F.  
Van Fossen, Morris  
Van Hook, John  
Van Horne, Abraham  
Van Horne, James  
Van Horne, Philip  
Van Hovenberg, John  
Van Keuren, Alexander Hamilton  
Van Keuren, Cornelius D.  
Van Keuren, James  
Van Natter, Francis Marion  
Van Ness, Ralph G.  
Van Nest, John F.  
Van Pelt, Elbert C.  
Vansant, John  
Van Sile, Edward  
Van Slyck, Edgar  
Vantyle, William H.  
Van Velsor, Edward  
Van Velsor, Henry  
Van Voorhis, Barker  
Van Voorhis, Daniel  
Van Wagoner, _____________  
Van Wert, William H.  
Name List of Documents
Van Winkle, Edgar B.  
Van Winkle, John  
Van Wyck, Edward H.  
Van Wyck, Philip Courtland  
Van Wyck, Thomas C.  
Van Wyck, Washington  
Van Wyck, William  
Van Zandt, George  
Van Zandt, James  
Van Zandt, Joseph A.  
Van Zandt, Nicholas H.  
Van Zant, James  
Varberes, John  
Varian, Richard  
Varley, Daniel  
Varney, W.H.  
Varney, William H.  
Varnick, George L.  
Varnum, Frederick  
Varrell, Frank M. *  
Vars, Frank A.  
Varveres, John  
Vashon, John B.  
Vassallo, Louis Gustav  
Vasser, E.J.  
Vauclain, James L.  
Vaughan, Caleb  
Vaughan, Charles E.  
Vaughan, David  
Vaughan, Dennis W.  
Vaughan, Henry Allan  
Vaughan, Henry L. *  
Vaughan, Hiram C.  
Vaughan, Richard H.  
Vaughan, Thomas  
Vaughen, David R.  
Vaughn, Henry A.  
Vaughn, Nathan F.  
Vaughn, Peter  
Veacock, Gilbert W.  
Veatch, James C.  
Veckel, John  
Veeder, Ten Eyck  
Veeder, Ten Eyck Jr. *  
Veeder, William Schuetze  
Veigh, Hiram M.  
Veitch, Thomas  
Veitch, William  
Velger, Benjamin V.  
Velson, A.A.  
Venable, Charles H.  
Venable, Howell A.  
Venable, Joseph Pettus  
Venable, N.E.*  
Venable, Thomas P. *  
Veniamenof, Innocent  
Vennard, John L.  
Venville, George  
Vera, Harry A.  
Verbrycke, Richard  
Verett, Anorah  
Verge, Augustus  
Ver Muelen, E.C.  
Verner, Chittick  
Verner, Wilders Grey  
Verneuille, Joseph M.  
Vernon, W.H. (CSN)  
Vernon, William G.  
Very, Edward Wilson  
Very, S.W.  
Very, Samuel R.T.  
Very, Samuel  
Vesey, J.  
Vial, Nicholas  
Viall, Thomas B.  
Vicarey, J.  
Vickers, E.H.  
Victor, Henry Clay  
Vierling, Gustave  
Vilas, R.  
Villa, Charles  
Villazon, Marcelino  
Villison, Emanuel  
Vince, Allen & John  
Vincent, Benjamin  
Vincent, David  
Vincent, Freeman  
Vincent, James  
Vincent, Oliver  
Vincent, Robert  
Vincent, William  
Vinson, Jessee  
Vinton, ________(Surgeon)  
Vinton, George A.  
Vinton, L.R.  
Vinton, Luther M.  
Vitta, James  
Vittinger, Jacob  
Vivers, Richard  
Vogelgesand, Carl T.  
Vogell, John  
Vogelsand, Wilhelm  
Voges, Leo  
Voice, George W.  
Volintine, Thomas  
Volkman, Charles W.  
Von Born, Andrew  
Von Geldern, Otto  
Von Grap, Emil  
Von Hutschler, Richard  
Von Keegler, Oscar  
Von Krafft, Charles P.  
Von Lehn, Walter R. *  
Von Rosen, ___________(Mr.)  
Von Steuben Frederick W.A.H. *  
Von Tegetthoff, Leopold  
Von Tyle, William H.  
Von Wedekind, Luther L.  
Voorhees, James  
Voorhees, Lewis Drake *  
Voorhees, Philip F. *  
Voorhees, Philip Randall  
Voorhees, Ralph *  
Vosburgh, Lewis I.  
Vose, Joseph  
Vreeland, Charles E.  
Vroman, David H.  
Vroom, Sanuel  
Vultee, Francis P. *  


Published: Mon Sep 20 13:15:23 EDT 2021