Photo #: NH 47392
Rear Admiral David Dixon Porter, USN,
Commander, North Atlantic Blockading Squadron
Line engraving, after a photograph by Alexander Gardner of Washington, D.C., published in "Harper's Weekly", 21 January 1865.
It depicts RAdm. Porter on the deck of his flagship, USS Malvern. It is accompanied by an article presenting an account of the abortive attempt to capture Fort Fisher, North Carolina, on 24-25 December 1864.
This print is based on Photo # NH 91416, with the addition of several officers standing nearby.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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3 July 2002