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Autograph Rear Admiral Louis M. Goldsborough

 
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Autograph Letter Signed

(1805-73) Born in Washington, D.C., he was the son of a chief clerk of the U.S. Navy Department. He received his lieutenant's commission in 1825, and saw service during the Seminole and Mexican Wars. Upon the outbreak of the Civil War, he was appointed commander of the North Atlantic Blockading Squadron. He earned the Thanks of Congress in 1862 for the capture of Roanoke Island and the closing of the North Carolina sounds. He was promoted to Rear Admiral in August 1862. In June 1865, he was appointed as the first commander of the European Squadron. He took command of the Washington Navy Yard in 1868, and served there until his retirement in 1873.

Autograph Letter Signed: 5 x 7 1/4, in ink.

Norfolk, Va.
March 1st, 1872

Sir:

I have to inform you that the Naval General Court Martial, of which you are a member, is, by the order of the Honorable Secretary of the Navy, adjourned to Washington Navy Yard & it will meet there on Monday next, at 12 o'clock.

Very Respectfully,
L.M. Goldsborough
Rear Admiral & Senior Officer of the Court

[to] Captain Creighton
Commanding U.S.S. Guerrier
Norfolk, Va.

Light wear. Very fine.

Johnston B. Creighton, the recipient of this letter, was born in Rhode Island, and appointed a midshipman on February 10, 1838, and passed midshipman, on May 20, 1844. He was commissioned lieutenant, on October 9, 1853; commanded the Steamer Ottawa, South Atlantic Blockading Squadron, in 1862; promoted to Commander, on September 20, 1862; commanded the Steamer Mahaska, South Atlantic Blockading Squadron, 1863-64, from August 8-21, 1863, he commanded the Mahaska during the bombardment of Forts Wagner and Gregg, and Morris Island, S.C.; commanded the Steamer Mingo, South Atlantic Blockading Squadron, 1864-65; commissioned Captain, on November 26, 1868.



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