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|149k||"Landing of General Potter's and Admiral Dahlgren's Troops at Bull's Bay, South Carolina". Line engraving, based on a sketch by John
Everding, published in "Harper's Weekly", March 1865, depicting the landings made on 16-17 February 1865. Ships shown include (as identified below the print, from
left to right:
USS State of Georgia,
USS Harvest Moon--flagship,
USS Shenandoah, and
US Naval Historical Center Photograph. Photo #: NH 59175
|113k||USS Canandaigua at anchor, date and location unknown.||Tommy Trampp|
|182k||Paymaster Charles H. Eldridge entered the service as Assistant Paymaster, 10 July 1861 and was assigned to USS Supply from 1861 to 1862. He was promoted to Paymaster, 6 February 1862. and was re-assigned to USS Canandaigua from 1862 to 1864.
Photo courtesy of the Library of Congress.
|395k||USS Canandaigua crew member Charles Mount. The name of his ship is on his hat.
Note the sailor's pocket knife on his belt. He carved his last name into the handle. A Charles Mount enlisted in New York City on Friday the 2nd June, 1864. He was from Ireland. It was very common practice for the recruiters to greet new arrivals from Europe to enlist straight off the boat in the military offering citizenship. A Tax stamp on the reverse of the photo dates it as between August 1864 and August 1866.
Photo from Flickr.
|01||CDR. Green, Joseph F.||1 August 1862 - ?|
|02||CDR. Barrett, Edward Gabriel André, USN (Biography)||no dates|
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