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.
- October 03, 1899
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