Dahlgren, John Adolphus Bernard
Library of Congress
101 Independence Ave., SE
Washington, DC 20540-4680
10,000 items. 38 containers.
Correspondence, reports, notes, memoranda, notebooks, mathematical calculations and charts, letter books, designs, drawings, and logbooks relating to Dahlgren's position as Chief of the Bureau of Ordnance and the development of ordnance for the U.S. Navy. Includes journals of cruises as midshipman, and logbooks kept during his Civil War service in the South Atlantic. Correspondents include his son Ulric Dahlgren, Samuel Francis Du Pont, Andrew Hull Foote, Gustavus Fox, and Gideon Welles.