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Preliminary Guide to the John S. Maxwell Papers
Wyles Mss 7  
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Series 1.  Correspondence

Box 1: 1

9 Sept. 1964 (on board the U. S. Steamer 'Vermont') -- to parents

Box 1: 2

19 Sept. 1864 (on the Vermont, Brooklyn Navy Yard)-- to mother

Box 1: 3

31 Sept. 1864 (on the Vermont, Brooklyn Navy Yard) -- to Maggie Maxwell

Box 1: 4

6 Oct. 1864 (on the Vermont, Brooklyn Navy Yard) -- to parents

Box 1: 5

13 Oct. 1864 (on the Vermont) -- to parents

Box 1: 6

16 Oct. 1864 (on the Vermont, Brooklyn Navy Yard) -- to Maggie Maxwell

Box 1: 7

16 Oct. 1864 (on the Vermont, Brooklyn Navy Yard) -- to mother

Box 1: 8

20 Oct. 1864 (on the Vermont, Brooklyn Navy Yard) -- to mother

Box 1: 9

23 Oct. 1864 (on the Vermont) -- to brother

Box 1: 10

23 Oct. 1864 (on the Vermont, Brooklyn Navy Yard) -- to mother

Box 1: 11

24 Oct. 1864 (on the Vermont, Brooklyn Navy Yard) -- to Maggie Maxwell

Box 1: 12

28 Oct. 1864 (on the Vermont) -- to brother Willie

Box 1: 13

6 Nov. 1864 (on the U.S. gunboat, A. D. Vance, at sea) -- to parents

Box 1: 14

9 Nov. 1864 (on the A. D. Vance, Beaufort, N.C.) -- to parents

Box 1: 15

10 Nov. 1864 (on the A. D. Vance, in port, Beaufort, N.C.) -- to mother

Box 1: 16

16 Nov. 1864 (on the A. D. Vance, off Wilmington, N.C.) -- to family

Box 1: 17

19 Nov. 1864 (on the A. D. Vance, off Wilmington, N.C.) -- to parents

Box 1: 18

22 Nov. 1864 (on the A. D. Vance, off Wilmington, N.C.) -- to family

Box 1: 19

4 Dec. 1864 (on the A. D. Vance, under way for Beaufort) -- to family

Box 1: 20

6 Dec. 1864 (on the A. D. Vance, in port, Beaufort) -- to mother

Box 1: 21

13 Dec. 1864 (on the A. D. Vance, Beaufort) -- to parents

Box 1: 22

18 Dec. 1864 (on the A. D. Vance, off Wilmington) -- to family

Box 1: 23

31 Dec. 1864 (on the A. D. Vance, Port Royal Harbor, S.C.) -- to Maggie

Box 1: 24

17 Jan. 1865 (on the A. D. Vance, off Wilmington) -- to sister

Box 1: 25

19 Jan. 1865 (on the A. D. Vance, Cape Fear River) -- to parents

Box 1: 26

31 Jan. 1864 [1865?] (A.D. Vance) -- to Willie

Box 1: 27

13 Feb. 1865 (A.D. Vance) -- to Willie

Box 1: 28

19 Feb. 1865 (A.D. Vance, Gosport Navy Yard) -- to father

Box 1: 29

18 Mar. 1865 (U.S. Receiving Ship 'North Carolina', Brooklyn Navy Yard) -- to parents

Box 1: 30

22 Mar. 1865 (U.S. Receiving Ship 'North Carolina', Brooklyn Navy Yard) -- to mother

Box 1: 31

4 Apr. 1865 (U.S. Receiving Ship 'North Carolina', Brooklyn Navy Yard) -- to father

Box 1: 32

12 Apr. 1865 (Ship 'North Carolina', Brooklyn Navy Yard) -- to parents

Box 1: 33

12 May 1865 (U.S. Gunboat 'Genessee', Mobile Bay) -- to parents

Box 1: 34

13 May 1865 (Rebel Ram 'Baltic', going down the Alabama River) -- to parents

Box 1: 35

3 June 1865 (Tombigbee River [Alabama]) -- to mother

Box 1: 36

15 June 1865 (U.S. Steamer 'Baltic', Mobile) -- to father

Box 1: 37

31 July 1865 (U.S. Steamer 'Morgan', Mobile) -- to father

Box 1: 38

11 Aug. 1865 (U.S. Steamer 'Morgan', Mobile) -- to sister

Box 1: 39

18 Aug. 1865 (U.S. Steamer 'Morgan', Mobile) -- to father

Box 1: 40

20 June 1907 -- From Theodore Roosevelt (White House letterhead)

 

Series 2.  Documents

Box 1: 41

Documents -- copy of discharge and pension certificate, 1890, 1915

 

Series 3.  Photographs

Box 1: 42

Cabinet photo of group in uniform, including Maxwell (who looks older than in the daguerreotype)

Box 1: 42

Daguerreotype of Maxwell in Navy Uniform, ca. 1860s