- America's Turning Point: Documenting the Civil War Experience in Georgia
- Robert C. Peirce diary, 1862-1863
- Peirce, Robert C.
- Robert C. Pierce diary. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.
- Date of Original:
- Dawn (Ship)
United States. Navy
Ogeechee River (Ga.)
- United States, Georgia, 32.75042, -83.50018
- The collection consists of a diary of Robert C. Peirce, Paymaster of the U.S.S. Dawn, from September 24, 1862 - February 7, 1863. The diary contains information about the activities of the U.S.S. Dawn in and around the Ogeechee River, south of Savannah, Georgia including the islands of Ossabaw and Wassaw, as part of the Union blockade. Peirce discusses trips up the Ogeechee to attack "the Battery," weather, and how crew members hunted to provide food.
Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.
Robert C. Peirce, paymaster of the U.S.S. Dawn during the Civil War.
America's Turning Point: Documenting the Civil War Experience in Georgia received support from a Digitizing Historical Records grant awarded to the Atlanta History Center, Georgia Historical Society, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, and the Digital Library of Georgia by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
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- Cite as: Robert C. Pierce diary. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries., as presented in the Digital Library of Georgia.
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- Hargrett Library