Uncle Sam points at a globe and to the sea as a merchant marine pulls a civilian by the jacket. Text: "Apply to Henry Howard, Director of Recruiting Service, U.S. Shipping Board, Custom House, Boston Mass"
This is the Naval Diary of Naval Engineer Lewis C.F.C. Laesch, who served aboard the U.S.S. Pequot, during the first half of 1864, and kept a daily diary of activities, from January 1, 1864, until May 20, 1864. Lewis Laesch was born in the German...
There is a mention of a Revolutionary War Brigadier General, and a Confederate States of America Lieutenant. Also, the etymology of the name Hollister (Holly Terra) is explained: William Hollister had two holly trees planted on either side of his...
Parkman, John; Stevenson, H. E.; Harris, James H., 1832-1891; Manning, Jacob M.; Hale, Edward E.; Parker, J. W.; Clark, J. F.; Sleeper, Jacob; Hooper, Robert W.; Rogers, William B.; Hague, William; Stone, Andrew I.; Pierce, Edward L.; Waterston, R....
New England Freedmen's Aid Society;
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