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Welles, Gideon, 1802-1878

 Person

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Samuel Francis du Pont papers

 Collection
Accession: WMSS-IX
Abstract:

Samuel Francis Du Pont (1803-1865) was a Rear Admiral in the United States Navy and fought in the Mexican-American War and the Civil War. He was the fourth child and second surviving son of Victor Marie du Pont (1767-1827) and his wife, Gabrielle Jos├ęphine de la Fite de Pelleport (1770-1837). His papers document du Pont's professional and personal life against the background of the pre-Civil War service.

Dates: 1812-1865

Samuel Francis Du Pont selected papers (microfilm)

 Collection
Accession: 0810
Abstract:

Samuel Francis du Pont (1803-1865) was a Rear Admiral in the United States Navy and fought in the Mexican-American War and the Civil War. He was the fourth child and second surviving son of Victor Marie du Pont (1767-1827) and his wife, Gabrielle Jos├ęphine de la Fite de Pelleport (1770-1837). The collection is a microfilmed selection of du Pont's correspondence with contemporaries, primarily Alexander Dallas Bache (1806-1867). The letters concern Civil War activities, especially the use of ironclads in naval operations.

Dates: 1859-1864

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China -- Foreign relations 1
Japan 1
Ships 1
United States. Navy -- Officers 1