Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
The material consists of a travel diary documenting Reverend Kempton D. Baldridge's (Yale Divinity 1988) tenure as command chaplain aboard the U.S.S. Thomas S. Gates during Operation Desert Shield and the Persian Gulf War.
The most significant part of the papers consists of the correspondence of Holmes and his wife, Ellen Holmes, between 1863 and 1865 during his service as chaplain in the 1st Connecticut Cavalry. Also in the papers are correspondence, minutes of meetings and resolutions relating to church affairs, 1859-1893.