Armistead Family Papers, 1813-1815, 1817-1818, 1901, 1916
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Brief Description: Correspondence and notes relating to the Armistead brothers and events surrounding both the War of 1812 and the Second Barbary War.
Held at:
Sargeant Memorial Collection
Slover Library
235 East Plume Street
Norfolk, VA 23510
Phone: 7574317429
Email: localhistory [at]
Record Series Number: 001/01/MSS 0000-359
Created by: Armistead, Robert (1796-1819), Brent, Robert, 1764-1819, Saunders, John
Volume: 2.0 Folders
Acquired: 04/12/2004.
Arrangement: Arranged by series in chronological order.
Biographical Note for Armistead, Robert (1796-1819) : Robert Armistead was a midshipman in the United States Navy. He took part in the Second Barbary War, serving on board both the frigate USS Constellation and the sloop USS Erie. Armistead died in Norfolk, Virginia on April 30, 1819.
Access Restrictions: This collection is open to all researchers.
Subject Index
Constellation (Frigate)
Erie (Sloop of war)
Norfolk (Va.)
Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Company
United States. Navy--Sea life--History--19th century
Washington (D.C.)
Genres/Forms of Material
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Rights/Use Restrictions: The status of copyright for these materials is governed by Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U. S. C.). Copyright restrictions may apply.
Acquisition Notes: Cornelia Hager by donation
Related Materials: Robert A. Armistead Ship Journal, 1815-1818, Library of Virginia.
PreferredCitation: Armistead Family Papers, MSS 0000-359, Sargeant Memorial Collection, Norfolk Public Library, Norfolk, Virginia.