Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Gidion Welles Civil War Naval Appointment

This September, 1861 Gidion Welles Civil War Navy Department Appointment for "William Bilifeldt M. Meeks" to Acting Midshipman in the Navy of the U.S. The appointment reads "If after the course of attendance at the Naval Academy prescribed by the Revised Regulations etc."

Gidion Welles (1802-1878), Journalist, Connecticut Legislator and Official. He signs as Secretary of the Navy.

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