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Samuel Francis du Pont to Percival Drayton
Copy of letter from du Pont instructs Drayton to proceed with the Passaic to Wassaw Sound, where it will guard the sound and the gunboats against any attempt made by the iron clad steamer Fingal (otherwise called the Atlanta) to enter it.
Du Pont, Samuel Francis, 1803-1865
Drayton, Percival, 1812-1865
American Civil War (1861-1865)Military operations, NavalArmored vesselsTurret ships
Wassaw Sound (Ga.)
Du Pont, Samuel Francis, 1803-1865Drayton, Percival, 1812-1865Atlanta (Ironclad)
1 item (2 pages)
Manuscripts and Archives Department, Hagley Museum and Library
Winterthur Manuscripts (Accession WMSS)
Group 9, Item W9-3280 (page 233)
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Winterthur Manuscripts (Accession WMSS), Manuscripts and Archives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
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