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Identifier: MSS 2/200
Scope and Contents Diary, 1864 Jan. 1-June 27, of William H. Bartoll, describing his experiences as surgeon’s steward aboard the "Nahant", a Union ironclad monitor, stationed at Charleston Bay during the Civil War. Includes recipes and cash accounts as steward. Bartoll describes the general conditions and daily life aboard an ironclad with references to his medical work, including dispensing drugs and tending wounded; descriptions of military skirmishes; and impressions of the progress of the war. Diary also...