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The Southerners were fighting with the energy of despair… at all events, they were determined to command the enemy’s respect for their courage and ability, and I don’t think any brave sailor or soldier ever withheld it… Admiral David Dixon Porter [USN]

Admiral David Dixon Porter : the Civil War years Chester G. Hearn Annapolis, MD : Naval Institute Press, c 1996 Hardcover. 1st ed. and printing. xx, 376 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. Includes bibliographical references (p. 355-376) and index. Clean, tight and strong binding with clean dust jacket. No highlighting, underlining or marginalia in text. VG/VG 

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The U.S. Commissioners for the 1st Japanese embassy to the U.S., May – July 1860. Commander Sidney Smith Lee, Captain Samuel F. DuPont, Lieut. David Dixon Porter

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David Dixon Porter, three-quarter length portrait, seated, facing left.

 

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The Naval attack on Forts Jackson and St. Philip, New Orleans. Night scene illuminated by gun flashes from Federal gunboats on Mississippi River. Apr. 1862.

 

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Print shows the Union vessels under the command of Admiral David D. Porter at the mouth of the Yazoo River, Mississippi, December 1862.

 

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Prints show Union troops marching through the countryside from Bruinsburg to Port Gibson, and Union vessels, under the command of Admiral David D. Porter, engaged in naval bombardment of Confederate guns at Grand Gulf, Mississippi, April 29, 1863.

 

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Print shows a dam constructed by Union troops to raise the water level to a depth that would enable Union ironclads to continue on the Red River at Alexandria, Louisiana.

 

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Woman symbolizing Liberty(?) standing between portraits of William T. Sherman, Ulysses S. Grant, Philip Sheridan, David Dixon Porter, David Glasglow Farragut, and John Adolphus Bernard Dahlgren, surrounded by scenes of episodes of the Civil War.

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