War of 1812 collection  1806-1860
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Summary Information

Title: US Frigate Potomac collection
Creator: Gwinn, John, 1791-1849
Inclusive dates: 1844-1847
Bulk dates: 1844-1845
Extent: 2 volumes
Abstract:
The US Frigate Potomac collection is made up of a letter book and logbook concerning the ship's service along the Atlantic coast, in the Gulf of Mexico, and in the Caribbean in the mid-1840s. The letter book contains correspondence between Captain John Gwinn and various navy officials from 1844-1847, and the log chronicles daily incidents onboard the Potomac from 1844-1845.
Language: The material is in English
Repository: William L. Clements Library, University of Michigan
909 S. University Ave.
The University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1190
Phone: 734-764-2347
Web Site: www.clements.umich.edu