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Semmes, Paul Jones (1815-1863) Plan and elevation of a magazine 18 x 26 feet on the floor x 10 foot high for E.J. Du Pont & co

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00446.02 Author/Creator: Semmes, Paul Jones (1815-1863) Place Written: Wilmington, Delaware [?] Type: Sketch Date: circa December 1860 Pagination: 1 textile sheet : muslin ; 26 x 53 cm.

Summary of Content: Drawing of the plan and elevation of a powder magazine made for E.J. DuPont Nemours & Co. of Delaware. Lists dimensions as "18 x 26 Feet on the Floor x 10 Feet high for E.J. DuPont & Co./Capacity 5220 kegs." Includes sketch of a full size floor pin. On one side of muslin? cloth. Suffered water damage at some point.

People: Semmes, Paul Jones, 1815-1863

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: Civil WarMilitary HistoryAmmunitionFinanceConfederate General or LeaderConfederate States of America

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