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Frank R. Oakley Civil War papers

Call Number



1862-1865, inclusive


Confederate States of America. Navy


0.1 Linear Feet in two folders

Language of Materials

English .


The Frank R. Oakley Civil War papers span the period 1862 to 1865 and measure 0.1 linear feet. The papers consist primarily of transciptions of orders issued by Stephen Mallory, Secretary of the Confederate Navy during the American Civil War, to naval officers in Richmond Virginia and elsewhere, dated 1862. Accomanying these documents are two letters written to Oakley by United States Secreatary of State William H. Seward, dated 1865. These letters thank Oakley for sending Seward copies of Mallory's orders. Frank R. Oakley was a resident of the Brooklyn Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn and resided at 4 Willow Street.

Conditions Governing Access

Open to researchers without restriction.

Preferred Citation

Identification of item, date (if known); Frank R. Oakley Civil War papers, 1974.135, Box and Folder number; Brooklyn Historical Society.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source and date of acquisition unknown. The papers were formally accessioned in 1974.

Collection processed by

Matthew Gorham

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Brooklyn Historical Society


Box: A0013 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)
Center for Brooklyn History
128 Pierrepont Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201