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United States. Army. Corps of Engineers.


Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Beauregard-Barnard letters

Identifier: LaRC-997
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of nine letters from Captain Barnard and Lt. Pierre G.T. Beauregard of the Army Corps of Engineers to Colin J. McRae concerning the delivery of bricks for the building of Fort Livingston. The fort was located on Grand Terre and was one of the defensive structures guarding the city of New Orleans.

Dates: 1840-1841; Other: Date acquired: 11/04/2004

Joseph Totten letter

Identifier: LaRC-M-139
Scope and Contents Letter from Joseph G. Totten, Brevet Brigadier General of the Engineers Department, United States Army, to Colonel Craig of the Ordnance Department informing him that the tower at the mouth of Bayou Dupres in Louisiana, called Tower Dupres, was ready for the howitzer assigned to it by the Armament Board. On the verso is the recommendation by the Ordnance Bureau, and the order for placing the armament "in the nearest safe position" dated 1855 August 4 and signed by Jefferson Davis as...
Dates: 1855

Red River Raft project records

Identifier: LaRC-480
Scope and Contents The documents in this collection deal with the Red River Project carried out in 1872-1873 by Lieutenant E.A. Woodruff, under the direction of Captain C.W. Howell, both of the U.S. Corps of Engineers. Included are two letters to Lieutenant Woodruff, from C.M. Hervey and T.P. Hotchkiss, giving data on the raft and benefits that would result from its removal; a letter from Lieutenant Woodruff to Captain Howell with reference to continuation of project during the summer months and plans for...
Dates: 1872-1873

Stanwood Duval, Jr. papers

Identifier: LaRC-1118
Scope and Contents The collection contains personal court documents and notes of U.S. District Judge Stanwood Duval Jr. concerning In re: Katrina Canal Breaches Consolidated Litigation, C.A. No. 05-4182. This ‘Katrina umbrella’ case combined of over 1,200 suits against the United States Army Corps of Engineers, the state of Louisiana, and private groups after the New Orleans levee system failed during Hurricane Katrina. The cases represented in this collection, all of which were brought to trial, pertain to...
Dates: 2002-2012

William Horace Williams papers

Identifier: LaRC-905
Scope and Contents William Horace Williams (1882-1957) was an engineer, contractor, and shipbuilder. He served with the Corps of Engineers in charge of the levee system from New Orleans to the mouth of the Mississippi River. In 1904 he was resident engineer on construction at Southwest Pass Jetties, which led to the founding of the company, Doullut and Williams, civil engineers and other successful firms. The collection includes a biography, newspaper clippings, household inventories, an obituary, scrapbooks,...
Dates: 1899-1931

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Louisiana -- History -- 19th century 2
Bayous -- Louisiana 1
Biographies 1
Civil engineers -- United States 1
Clippings (information artifacts) 1