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Samuel Francis Du Pont letters to Charles G. Halpine (photocopies)

Identifier: 0934
Abstract: Samuel Francis du Pont (1803-1865) was an 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 two letters from du Pont to Charles G. Halpine (1829-1868) are written during the Civil War and relate to ironclads and the evacuation of Charleston, South Carolina.
Dates: 1863-1865

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  • Subject: Ships X
  • Names: Halpine, Charles G. (Charles Graham), 1829-1868 X