Buchanan, Franklin, 1800-1874

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U.S. naval officer.

From the description of Letters, 1845-1860. (Hagley Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 123466564

Franklin Buchanan (1800-1874) of Maryland was a United States Navy officer and later admiral in the Confederate States Navy.

From the guide to the Franklin Buchanan Books, ., 1829-1834 and 1862-1863, (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection.)

Franklin Buchanan of Maryland was a U.S. Navy officer and later admiral in the Confederate States Navy.

From the description of Franklin Buchanan books, 1829-1834 and 1862-1863 [manuscript]. WorldCat record id: 23045575

Born in Baltimore on Sept. 17, 1800. At fifteen joined the U.S. Navy serving under Oliver Hazard Perry. Became the first superintendent of the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md. Commanded Matthew Perry's flagship during an 1852 expedition to Japan. Given command of the Washington Navy Yard in 1855. Resigned to join the Confederate Navy. Commanded the ironclad Virginia. Wounded during an attack on the Cumberland and the Congress. Also commanded the Tennessee. Wounded and taken prisoner off the coast of New Orleans by Admiral Davis Farrgut's fleet. After the war served as president of Maryland Agricultural College. Died in Easton, Md., May 11, 1874.

From the description of Franklin Buchanan Confederate States Navy officer collection 1861-1873. (The Mariners' Museum Library). WorldCat record id: 43879375

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Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Du Pont, Samuel Francis, 1803-1865. Log books, 1817-1859 [microform]. Hagley Museum & Library
creatorOf Franklin Buchanan Books, ., 1829-1834 and 1862-1863 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection
referencedIn Pollard, Charles T. (Charles Teed), 1842-1873. Confederate officers photograph album, undated. Alabama Department of Archives and History
referencedIn Confederate officers photograph album, n.d. Alabama Department of Archives and History
creatorOf Buchanan, Franklin, 1800-1874. Letter, 1847 August 18, Germantown, [PA]. United States Military Academy, USMA Library
referencedIn Barton-Jenifer family papers, 1663-1876. Library of Congress
creatorOf Haskell, Clinton H. Clinton H. Haskell Civil War collection, 1841-1895. William L. Clements Library
creatorOf Franklin Buchanan recommendation letter to Dr. Thomas Williamson, 1836 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Buchanan, Franklin, 1800-1874. Franklin Buchanan books, 1829-1834 and 1862-1863 [manuscript]. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
creatorOf Buchanan, Franklin, 1800-1874. Letters, 1845-1860. Hagley Museum & Library
referencedIn Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States Commandery of the State of Massachusetts Civil War collection, 1724-1933 (inclusive);, 1861-1912 (bulk). Houghton Library
referencedIn Frederick M. Dearborn collection of military and political Americana, Part II: The Civil War and the Confederacy, 1832-1915. Houghton Library
referencedIn Dix, Dorothea Lynde, 1802-1887. Papers, 1798-1893 (bulk 1827-1887) Houghton Library
referencedIn Clinton H. Haskell Civil War collection, Haskell, Clinton H., Civil War collection, 1841-1895 William L. Clements Library
creatorOf Buchanan, Franklin, 1800-1874. Franklin Buchanan Confederate States Navy officer collection 1861-1873. The Mariners' Museum Library
referencedIn Buchanan and Screven family papers, 1801-1913 [manuscript]. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Photographs of Confederate generals and Civil War political leaders, 1861-1865. University of Georgia, University of Georgia, Main Library
referencedIn Screven family. Screven family papers, 1855-1870 (bulk 1863 Aug.-1864 July). University of South Carolina, System Library Service, University Libraries
referencedIn Susquehanna (Side-wheel steamer). Records of the side-wheel steamer Susquehanna, 1853-1865. Library of Congress
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associatedWith Bancroft, George, 1800-1891. person
associatedWith Breckinridge, John C. (John Cabell), 1821-1875 person
correspondedWith Confederate States of America. Navy corporateBody
associatedWith Constellation (Frigate) corporateBody
associatedWith Dearborn, Frederick M. (Frederick Myers), b. 1876 person
associatedWith Delaware (Ship) corporateBody
correspondedWith Dix, Dorothea Lynde, 1802-1887 person
associatedWith Du Pont, Samuel Francis, 1803-1865. person
associatedWith Haskell, Clinton H. person
associatedWith Haskell, Clinton H. person
associatedWith Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States. Commandery of the State of Massachusetts, collector. corporateBody
associatedWith Pollard, Charles T. (Charles Teed), 1842-1873. person
correspondedWith Screven family. family
associatedWith Susquehanna (Side-wheel steamer) corporateBody
associatedWith United States (Frigate) corporateBody
associatedWith United States Naval Academy. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Navy corporateBody
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Japan
United States
Confederate States of America
Mobile (Ala.)
Norfolk (Va.)
Mediterranean Region
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Ordnance, Naval
Ambassadors
Diaries (Blank-books)
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Birth 1800-09-17

Death 1874-05-11

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