William L. Hudson letter book 1850-1851
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One manuscript, originally laid into the volume, is an anonymous, incomplete letter to "my dear Henry," April 22, 1863, written from the U.S.S. Commodore Hull , off Hill's Point, Pamlico River. The author described the 18-day Confederate siege of Washington, North Carolina, beginning March 30. The relationship between this Civil War letter and the Hudson letter book is unknown. It is located in the James S. Schoff Civil War Collection Letters and Documents.
Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships. Volume III. Reprint. Washington, D. C.: Navy Department. Office of the Chief of Naval Operations. Naval History Division, 1977.