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USS Oneida Disaster

Books and Periodicals

This selected bibliography provides perspectives of the disaster at the time of the event as well as research compiled in its aftermath. Factual conflicts and personal biases raise red flags throughout many of the period publications. These are important to the understanding of the disaster's impact and the evolution of its story.

Also included are histories of the Oneida's Civil War service to add context and background for the ship's initial tour of duty.

The following titles link to fuller bibliographic information in the Library of Congress Online Catalog. Links to additional online content are included when available.

Each book has been annotated to identify the most relevant content. Further reading of these volumes will provide useful details and context.

Asiatic Squadron

Civil War

Specific articles from each of these publications are cited in the descriptions.