August Sebelin's Civil War : a German sailor in the Union Navy, 1861-1865.

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dc.contributor.advisor Rust, Eric C., 1950- Bishop, Ronald R. 2002-08
dc.description.abstract From 1861-1865, the United States of America was in the grip of a civil war. It was fought on land and at sea. One participant was August Sebelin, a young German sailor. Sebelin entered the war to enhance his navigational skills in order to to Germany someday and better serve his country. Sebelin's wartime experiences the U.S.S. Connecticut are recorded in a diary he kept while in service. It is observations which are the basis for this study. This thesis examines and analyzes everyday life of this German sailor while operating as a part of the North Atlantic Blockading Squadron during America's Civil War. en_US
dc.publisher en
dc.rights Baylor University theses are protected by copyright. They may be viewed from this source for any purpose, but reproduction or distribution in any format is prohibited without written permission. Contact for inquiries about permission. en_US
dc.subject United States Navy. en_US
dc.subject United States Civil War. en_US
dc.subject Naval operations. en_US
dc.subject United States history. en_US
dc.title August Sebelin's Civil War : a German sailor in the Union Navy, 1861-1865. en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US M.A. en_US
dc.rights.accessrights Worldwide access en_US
dc.contributor.department History. en_US
dc.contributor.schools Baylor University. Dept. of History. en_US

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