Title:Francis Le Chevalier dictations on naval career: [San Francisco, Calif.], circa 1887
Creator/Contributor:Le Chevalier, Francis, d. 1887, creator
Manuscript dictation accounts of a United States Navy veteran of his military career during the U.S. Civil War and the Mexican
War. The Civil War account (4 p.) includes the capture of Fort Henry, being taken prisoner and released, discharge date, and
his arrival at the East Gulf Squadron. Also includes some biographical information added to the account after his death in
1887. The Mexican War account (2 p.) has details of a naval action while aboard the Sloop of War, Preble, and the capture
of two ships, the General Merrimon and the Marcus D. Havana. Includes typescript transcription of both accounts.
Le Chevalier, Francis -- d. 1887
Preble (Sloop of war)
United States. -- Navy. -- East Gulf Blockading Squadron.
Mexican War, 1846-1848 -- Personal narratives
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives
Francis Le Chevalier dictations on naval career : [San Francisco, Calif.], circa 1887, BANC MSS 2010/27, The Bancroft Library,
University of California, Berkeley.
Purchase; from Ravenna Rare Books; 20100302.
2 items (6 p.)
BANC MSS 2010/27