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B012: Unsigned letter fragment of U.S. Navy sailor to Zeiley, December 25, 1861

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Identifier: A0286-00037

Title: B012: Unsigned letter fragment of U.S. Navy sailor to Zeiley, December 25, 1861

Description: Letter complains of sailors aboard a U.S. Navy steamer celebrating Christmas by getting drunk; mention of William T. Sampson being appointed second in command of the steamer Water Witch; and brief account of engagement of the Huntsville with a rebel steamer off Mobile Bay, Ala.

Rights:

Place: United States

Dates: 1861-12-25

Type(s): Letter
Folder

Maker/Creator:

Subjects: Alabama
Civil War, 1861-1865
Naval battles
Armed Forces
Christmas
Drinking of alcoholic beverages
Holidays
Steamboats

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