Naval History and Heritage Command

Naval History and Heritage Command

NH 56838 Passed Midshipman Edward Fitzgerald Beale, USN

Photo #: NH 56838  Passed Midshipman Edward Fitzgerald Beale, USN
Description: Who destinguished himself carrying dispatches in California in December 1846, during the Mexican War. Engraved portrait published in John C. Fremont: Memoirs of My Life, Volume I, page 580. Note Midshipman Beale's Mexican style jacket, wide-brimmed hat and the brace of pistols worn on his belt. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
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