Log Book of the Steamship Neptune  1865
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The log of the Neptune is almost devoid of action, consisting of brief entries giving information on the location of the ship with even briefer commentary on its activities. It provides some information, however, on the supply side of the war and the activities of the Navy both in supplying soldiers in the Atlantic forts during the closing months of the war and in assisting in the return of troops home. Toward the end of the volume are a copy of the will of Capt. David Baxter (d. 1855) and a poem, "Main Street as it was."

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