The Marine Guard of the USS Texas, circa 1896, commanded by
1st Lieutenant W.C. Neville, who later commanded the 4th Brigade
of Marines in France during World War I, and, from 1929-30, was
Major General Commandant of the Marine Corps.

Courtesy of Colonel Wendell Neville Vest USMC (Ret)



A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF NINETEENTH-CENTURY SHIPBOARD MARINES


GENERAL HISTORIES

Aldrich, M. Almy, HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS. Boston: Henry L. Shepard & Company, 1875.

Collum, Richard S., Captain, HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS. Philadelphia: L.R. Hamersly & Company, 1890.

Ellsworth, Harry A., Captain, ONE HUNDRED EIGHTY LANDINGS OF UNITED STATES MARINES, 1800-1934. Washington: Historical Section, U.S. Marine Corps, 1934.

Emmons, George F., Lieutenant, THE NAVY OF THE UNITED STATES, 1775-1853. Washington: Gideon & Company, 1853.

HOME OF THE COMMANDANTS. Washington, Leatherneck Association, 1956.

Knox, Dudly W., A HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES NAVY. New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1936.

LOGSHEET OF HISTORIC MARINE CORPS DATES, Historical Branch, G-3 Division, Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps..

McClellan, Edwin N., Major, HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS. Two volumes. Washington: Historical Section, Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps, 1931.

McClellan, Edwin N., Major, UNIFORMS OF THE AMERICAN MARINES. Washington: Historical Section, U.S. Ma;rine Corps, 1932.

Metcalf, Clyde H. LtCol, USMC, HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS. New York: G.P. Putnam's sons, 1939.

Montross, Lynn. THE UNITED STATES MAINES: A PICTORIAL HISTORY. New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1959.

MUSTER ROLLS OF MARINE DETACHMENTS ABOARD U.S. NAVAL VESSELS. Record Group #127.

Neeser, Robert W., HISTORICAL AND CHRONOLOGICAL HISTORY OF THE U.S. NAVY, 1775-1907, Volume II. New York: The Macmillan Company, 1909.

U.S. Marine Corps, "Marine Corps Strengths, " Personnel Accounting Section, DGB-2200-bjf, 26 November 1954.


THE QUASI-WAR WITH FRANCE

ANNALS OF CONGRESS, 5th CONGRESS

Clark, William B. GALLANT JOHN BARRY. New York: The Macmillan Company, 1938.

NAVAL DOCUMENTS RELATED TO THE QUASI-WAR BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES AND FRANCE. Seven volumes. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1935-1938.


THE BARBARY WARS

Allen, Gardner W. OUR NAVY AND THE BARBARY CORSAIRS. Boston and New York, Houghton Mifflen Co., 1905.

NAVAL DOCUMENTS RELATED TO THE UNITED STATES WARS WITH THE BARBARY POWERS. Seven volumes.


THE WAR OF 1812

Brooks, Charles B. THE SEIGE OF NEW ORLEANS. Seattle: University of Washington, 1961.

Scott, Kenneth, "The Privateer Yankee in the War of 1812." THE AMERICAN NEPTURE, Volume XXXI, No. 1 (January 1961).


PIRATES IN THE MEDITERRANEAN, 1827

AMERICAN STATE PAPERS, Naval Affairs. Washington: Gales & Seaton, 1860.


FLORIDA WAR, 1835-1842

A LETTER FROM ONE WHO IDENTIFIES HIMSELF ONLY AS "A FRIEND OF THE MARINE CORPS" TO THE EDITORS OF THE DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, WASHINGTON, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, IN DEFENSE OF THE UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS AGAINST ITS NUMEROUS ENEMIES IN THE UNITED STATES NAVY, APRIL 24, 1838, Scuttlebutt & Small Chow Press, 1998.

Buker, George E., SWAMP SAILORS: RIVERINE WARFARE IN THE EVERGLADES, 1835-1842. Gainesville, Florida: University Presses of Florida, 1975.

Sprague, John T., THE FLORIDA WAR. New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1848.


THE WAR WITH MEXICO

Allen, Gardner W. OUR NAVY AND THE WEST INDIAN PIRATES. Salem, Massachusetts: Essex Institute, 1929.

AMERICAN STATE PAPERS, Naval Affairs. Washington: Gales & Seaton, 1860.

Bauer, K. Jack. UNITED STATES NAVAL OPERATIONS DURING THE MEXICAN WAR. "PhD dissertation, Indiana University, 1953.


SUPPRESSION OF THE SLAVE TRADE, 1854~58

Foote, Andrew H., Commodore, AFRICA AND THE AMERICAN FLAG. New York: D. Appleton & Company, 1854.


THE BARRIER FORTS, CHINA, 1856

Nalty, Bernard C., THE BARRIER FORTS (Marine Corps Historical Reference Series #6). Washington: Historical Branch, G-3, Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps, 1958.



THE CIVIL WAR

Donnelly, Ralph W., THE CONFEDERATE STATES MARINE CORPS. Shippensburg, Pennsylvania: The White Mane Publishing Company, Inc., 1989.
Hamersly, Lewis R., Lieutenant, USMC, THE RECORDS OF LIVING OFFICERS OF THE U.S. NAVY AND MARINE CORPS; WITH A HISTORY OF NAVAL OPERATIONS DURING THE REBELLION OF 1961-5, AND A LIST OF THE SHIPS AND OFFICERS PARTICIPATING IN THE GREAT BATTLES, COMPILED FROM ORIGINAL SOURCES. Philiadelphia: J.B. Lippincott & Company, 1870.

Livingston, Mary P., A CIVIL WAR MARINE AT SEA: THE DIARY OF MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENT MILES M. OVIATT. Shippensburg, Pennsylvania: The White Mane Publishing Company, Inc., 1998

Smith, C. Carter (ed.), TWO NAVAL JOURNALS: 1864. THE JOURNAL OF MR. JOHN C. O'CONNELL, CSN, ON THE C.S.S. TENNESSEE and THE JOURNAL OF PVT. CHARLES BROTHER, USMC, ON THE U.S.S. HARTFORD. Southern University Press, 1964.

Sullivan, David M., THE UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS IN THE CIVIL WAR~ THE FIRST YEAR. Shippensburg, Pennsylvania: The White Mane Publishing Company, Inc., 1997.

Sullivan, David M., THE UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS IN THE CIVIL WAR~ THE SECOND YEAR. Shippensburg, Pennsylvania: The White Mane Publishing Company, Inc., 1997.

Sullivan, David M., THE UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS IN THE CIVIL WAR~ THE THIRD YEAR. Shippensburg, Pennsylvania: The White Mane Publishing Company, Inc., 1998.




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