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    Union Rear Admiral David Glasgow Farragut: Carte de Visite of Farragut on the Deck of the USS Hartford, Mobile Bay, October, 1864 Signed "D. G. Farragut / Rear Admiral". Size is approximately 4" x 2.5". Marked "Entered according to an Act of Congress, November 10th, 1864, by McPherson & Oliver, in the clerk's office, of the District Court of the U.S., for the Eastern District of Louisiana" beneath the image. Signed on the verso by Farragut and the other officer in the photograph Captain Percival Drayton, commander of the Hartford. The Hartford was Farragut's flag ship and this image was taken a few months after the Battle of Mobile Bay. Some toning to the image as is common with albumen photographs, otherwise a clear image with bright, bold signatures on the verso.

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