3 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Coast defenses.

  1. James McHenry papers, 1775-1862

    3,600 items ; 15 containers plus 1 oversize ; 4.6 linear feet ; 6 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States secretary of war, member of the Continental Congress from Maryland, Continental Army officer, and physician. Correspondence, financial records, diary, and other papers relating to McHenry's service as United States secretary of war in the administrations of George Washington and John Adams; and as a Continental Army officer, particularly as secretary to George Washington and on the...

  2. John McAllister Schofield papers, 1837-1906

    30,000 items ; 99 containers plus 1 oversize ; 38.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, diary, journals, military papers, memoranda, reports, despatches, financial records, court-martial papers, speeches and articles, a memoir, maps, memorabilia, and printed material pertaining chiefly to Schofield's military career.

  3. Robert Anderson papers, 1819-1948

    5,000 items ; 19 containers plus 1 oversize ; 5 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States Army officer. Correspondence, letterbooks, printed material, writings, and official documents relating to Anderson’s military duty in the Black Hawk War, Mexican War, and Civil War, and to his writings on coast defense, ordnance, and artillery tactics. Includes papers of his daughter, Eba Anderson Lawton, historian and biographer of her father.