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Charles F.W. Behm papers, bulk (1861-1865).

Title
Charles F.W. Behm papers, 1826-1871, bulk (1861-1865).
Author
Behm, Charles F. W., 1813-1882.
Supplementary Content
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Description
.1 linear foot (1 box).
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Autograph albums.
  • Diaries.
  • Maps.
  • Photographs.
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Source (note)
  • Suter, Angela P.
Biography (note)
  • Charles F.W. Behm (1813-1882) was a German-born merchant sea captain who served as a U.S. Navy officer during the Civil War.
Processing Action (note)
  • Cataloged
Call Number
MssCol 247
Author
Behm, Charles F. W., 1813-1882.
Title
Charles F.W. Behm papers, 1826-1871, bulk (1861-1865).
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Manuscripts and Archives Division; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Summary
Collection consists of correspondence, naval orders, report, autograph album, photograph, and memorabilia of Charles F.W. Behm. Correspondence concerns Behm's appointments and promotion, naval etiquette, and personal matters. Of particular note are his report and correspondence about Civil War naval battles.
Biography
Charles F.W. Behm (1813-1882) was a German-born merchant sea captain who served as a U.S. Navy officer during the Civil War.
Finding Aids
Collection guide available in repository and on internet.
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Occupation
Military personnel.
Added Author
Goldsborough, Louis Malesherbes, 1805-1877.
Lee, Samuel Phillips, 1812-1897.
Research Call Number
MssCol 247
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