George W. Frost Military and Personal papers
This collection consists of George W. Frost's correspondence, created while Frost served as a Union naval officer during the U.S. Civil War, including his service aboard the U.S.S. Fort Donelson.
George W. Frost served as a Union naval officer. After three years of various short-term assignments, he was assigned as Acting Master of the U.S.S. Fort Donelson by Secretary of the Navy, Gideon Welles. Frost performed guard, convoy, and messenger duties aboard the Fort Donelson until the war's end.
The original materials are held by the Woodson Research Center in Fondren Library. Search the finding aid/inventory for the George W. Frost military and personal papers, MS 321.