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(Civil War-Union), Porter, Admiral David (1813-1891)

Auction:
2218
Lot:
25
Sold for:
$529$450

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Auction:
Sale #2218 - 2218
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 02, 2003 11:00AM

Description:

(Civil War-Union), Porter, Admiral David (1813-1891), Letter Signed, February 27th, 1865, to Rear Admiral Dahlgren, on U.S. Flag-ship Malvern letterhead, reporting on the activity of his group and mentioning Raphael Semmes, the former commander of the C.S.S. Alabama, "Semmes is going to make a last effort with him Rams, and may succeed if not prevented...Congratulating you on getting into Charleston," (some paper remnants at fold).
Estimate $300-400

Keywords

Dahlgren, David, Porter , Porter , Admiral, Raphael Semmes, Rear Admiral , commander , C.S.S. Alabama