Notes on Sources: The Navy

 

1. Herbert Aptheker: The Journal of Negro History: Vol. XXXII No. 2: April 1947.

2. ibid,. Aptheker.

3. The Public Statutes at Large of the United States: R. Peters: Boston 1845: edition II: page 809.

4. ibid., Public Statutes at Large: page 810.

5. David M. Cooney: A chronology of the United States Navy: 1775-1965: Franklin Watts Inc. New York 1965: page 76.

6. ibid., Cooney: page 77.

7. ibid., Cooney: page 75.

8. Richard S. West Jr.: Gideon Wells and Lincoln’s Navy Department: Indianapolis 1943.

9. ibid., West

10. Official Records of the Union and Confederate Navies in the War of the Rebellion: 30 Volumes: Washington 1894-1922: Vol.IX: pages 572-574 .

11. Official Records: Navy: Vol. XXIV: Report from Acting Rear Admiral Porter to Secretary Wells: March 26 1863: pages 474-496.

12. ibid.,Official Records: Navy: pages 474-496.

13. ibid., Official Recordws: Navy: Volume XXIII: Circular dated December 18 1862.

14. Aptheker: Journal of Negro History: Volume XXXII.

15. ibid., Aptheker: Journal of Negro History: Vol. XXXII>

16.Herbert Aptheker: Negro Casualties in the Civil War: The journal of Negro History: Vol. 32: No. 1 January 1947.

17. Cooney: A Chronology of the United States Navy 1775-1965: page 102.

18. ibid., Cooney: page 102.

19. ibid., Cooney: pages 170-171.

20. Massachusetts Soldiers Sailors and Marines in the Civil War: 8 Volumes: Norwood 1931-1935: see volumes VII & VIII.

21. Aptheker: The Journal of Negro History: Vol. XXXII: No. 2: page 200.

22. John Lawson Family Records: c/o Irene Poole Sickerville, New Jersey.