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    Admiral John Worden Signature with Rank. Placed on a sheet of paper folded down to 5" x 2.75", in full: "John L. Worden / Rear Adml. US Navy / Washington D.C. / October 13th 1888." Worden (1818-1897), best-remembered as the commander of the USS Monitor during her battle with the CSS Virginia at the Battle of Hampton Roads and a former superintendent of the U.S. Naval Academy, had retired from the Navy two years earlier after five decades of service. Light toning, else fine.


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    Auction Dates
    May, 2015
    14th Thursday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 10
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