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Mobile Bay, Battle of, Ala., 1864.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Admiral David Glasgow Farragut and H. R. Billings Collection

Identifier: MS-2145

This collection consists of a letter dated July 30, 1864 from Rear Admiral David Farragut to H. R. Billings that officially granted Billings's request to be detached from the USS Vincennes.

Dates: 1864 July 30

David Glasgow Farragut Letter

Identifier: MS-3206

This letter, dated September 14, 1864 and signed D. G. Farragut, was written on board Farragut's flagship Hartford while it was anchored at Mobile Bay, Alabama. Addressed to Commodore Jason G. Palmer, it consists of an order to change the names of three vessels.

Dates: 1864 September 14