Admiral D. D. Porter, U.S. Navy.

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Title:Admiral D. D. Porter, U.S. Navy.

Portrait of Admiral David Dixon Porter (1813-1891), a member of a distinguished family in the history of the United States Navy and a commander in the Navy during the United States Civil War. At the close of the Civil War, Porter was promoted to Vice Admiral, became the Superintendent of the U.S. Naval Academy, and was appointed by President Grant as special advisor to the Navy Department.

Local identification number: ULPA 1986.87.72

Types:Albumen prints | Cabinet photographs
Subjects:Portraits | United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Military personnel--Union | Admirals--American--1860-1870 | Admirals | Military uniforms | Military officers | Porter, David D. (David Dixon), 1813-1891
Collection:General Orlando M. Poe Collection, 1836-ca. 1890
Institution:University of Louisville Libraries
Original Material:

4.25 x 6.5 in. b&w cabinet card. Item Number ULPA 1986.87.72 in the General Orlando M. Poe Collection, University of Louisville Photographic Archives.

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