Silas H. Stringham (1798-1876)

Silas Horton Stringham was a Union rear admiral. He fought in the War of 1812 and the Mexican War, and was named commander of the North Atlantic blockading fleet. At the start of the Civil War Stringham began feuding with the assistant secretary of the Navy, Gustavus Fox. Stringham was retired as commodore in 1861 and was later promoted rear admiral on the retired list.

Date:
1863 circa 5 years
Original Format:
Carte de Visite
Item#:
MES20712
Photographer:
Elias Dexter
Height:
1208px
Width:
716px
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