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NH 1700 Taking Possession of Yerba Buena (San Francisco) California

Taking Possession of Yerba Buena (San Francisco) California
Title: Taking Possession of Yerba Buena (San Francisco) California
Caption: The raising of the American flag and taking possession of Yerba Buena (San Francisco) California by Commander John B. Montgomery USN of the US sloop of war PORTSMOUTH. Action on 9 July 1846 by order of Commodore John Drake Sloat, USN.
Description: From The Life of the Late Rear Admiral John Drake Sloat, USN by Major Edwin A. Sherman
Catalog #: NH 1700
Copyright Owner: Naval History and Heritage Command
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Original Medium: Painting, BW Photo
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