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Brooke, John M. (John Mercer) 1826-1906

Overview
Works: 26 works in 35 publications in 1 language and 833 library holdings
Genres: History  Records and correspondence  Biography  Personal narratives‡vConfederate  Diaries  Rules  Maps  Genealogy 
Classifications: E467.1, 973.757
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John M Brooke
Regulations of the Confederate States school-ship Patrick Henry by Confederate States of America ( Book )
1 edition published in 1863 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Virginia, or Merrimac; her real projector by John M Brooke ( Book )
1 edition published in 1891 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pilot chart of the North Atlantic by Matthew Fontaine Maury ( )
2 editions published between 1853 and 1857 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Brooke journals ( Book )
1 edition published in 1961 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ironclads and big guns of the Confederacy : the journal and letters of John M. Brooke by John M Brooke ( Book )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Loaded with previously unavailable information about the Confederate Navy's effort to supply its fledgling forces, the wartime diaries and letters of John M. Brooke (1826-1906) tell the story of the Confederate naval ordnance office, its innovations, and its strategic vision. As Confederate commander of ordnance and hydrography in Richmond, Virginia, during the Civil War, Brooke numbered among the military officers who resigned their U.S. commissions and "went South" to join the Confederate forces at the onset of the conflict. A twenty-year veteran of the United States Navy who had been appointed a midshipman at the age of fourteen, Brooke was largely a self-taught military scientist whose inventions included the Brooke Deep-Sea Sounding Lead. In addition to his achievements as an inventor, Brookes was a draftsman, diarist, and inveterate letter-writer. His copious correspondence about military and personal matters from the war yields detailed and often unexpected insights into the Confederacy's naval operations."--BOOK JACKET
Ocean telegraph by John M Brooke ( Book )
1 edition published in 1857 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Papers of the Rives family ( Book )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
In the papers are copies and extracts of letters from Joseph Reid Anderson, Winfield Scott Hancock, Richard Stoddert Ewell, Thomas Jonathan Jackson, Robert Edward Lee, Robert McClelland, and Montgomery Cunningham Meigs. There are two telegraph messages from William Tecumseh Sherman and an autograph note of Marie Amelie de Bourbon. Other correspondents include Adair Pleasants Archer, John Mercer Brooke, Joseph Dupuy Eggleston, Bernard Morris Lee Ernst, William Buel Franklin, Louis Moreau Gottschalk, Richard Hovey, Jean Julien Lemordant, Cornelia Paterson Van Rensselaer, Henry Shelton Sanford, William Glover Stanard, Roberta Wellford, and Jeremy Francis Gilmer
by Tazewell family ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
These photostats are various commissions, military and civil, from governors of Virginia to Henry Tazewell, his son, Littleton Waller, and his son-in-law, Edmund Bradford. Letters from Anne E. Tazewell Bradford to her sister Sarah (Sally) Tazewell, give her impressions of the last days of the Civil War
[Semmes Battery and vicinity, Chesterfield County, Virginia, 1864] by Charles J Ost ( )
1 edition published in 1864 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Brooke, J. M. 1826-1906
Brooke, J. M. (John Mercer), 1826-1906
Brooke, John Mercer, 1826-1906
Brooke, John Mercer 1826-1906 Vollstaendiger Name
Languages
English (35)
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