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Document Details


Title: Memoir of David Dixon Porter
Document type: Memoir
Accessibility: Paid Only
Repository: Alexander Street Press
Collection: The American Civil War: Letters and Diaries (Subscription only)
URL: http://www.alexanderstreet4.com/cgi-bin/asp/cwld/documentidx.pl?aspdocid=S7508-D002
Original Language: English
Speaker: Porter, David Dixon, 1813-1897
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 08-Jun-1813
Speaker place of birth: Chester County, PA; Pennsylvania; United States; North America
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Military personnel
Document date: Undated
People discussed: Abraham Lincoln; Andrew Hull Foote; Foote, Andrew Hull, 1806-1863; Gideon Welles; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Seward, William Henry, 1801-1872; Welles, Gideon, 1802-1878; Wells, Gideon; William Henry Seward
Organizations discussed: Fort Pickens, Pensacola, FL; Powhatan, Ship; U.S. Navy
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Abraham Lincoln; Andrew Hull Foote; Foote, Andrew Hull, 1806-1863; Fort Pickens, Pensacola, FL; Gideon Welles; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Powhatan, Ship; Seward, William Henry, 1801-1872; U.S. Navy; Welles, Gideon, 1802-1878; Wells, Gideon; William Henry Seward
Topics discussed - Other terms: Chain of command; Economics; Entertainment and recreation; Gossip; Military; Military comradery; Military orders; Navy ships; Political rivalries; Politics; Presidential cabinets; Travel
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S7508-D002-3525