Presentation of Sword to George Dewey (1837-1917)

President William McKinley and Admiral Dewey flank Cardinal Gibbons at this ceremony on October 3, 1899. Dewey received a jeweled sword for his victory in the Battle of Manila Bay during the Spanish-American War. Dewey had earlier served under Admiral Farragut in the Civil War Battle of New Orleans.

Date:
October 03, 1899
Original Format:
Stereocard
Item#:
MES39815
Height:
2813px
Width:
2202px
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