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Naval History and Heritage Command

Commodore Arent S. Crowninshield, Chief of the Bureau of Navigation, to Rear Admiral William T. Sampson, Commander, North Atlantic Fleet

TELEGRAM

Washington, June 23, 1898.       

     Not reporting the names of men with officers, among the loss in killed and wounded, causes much newspaper comment.

CROWNINSHIELD.

Source Note: Cy, DNA, RG 80, Entry 194, vol. 1, p. 219. Addressed before opening: “Sampson,/Playa del Este, Cuba.”

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