Gidion Welles Inv# AM1016
Civil War Naval Appointment
Years: September 1861
Gidion Welles (1802-1878), Journalist, Connecticut Legislator and Official. He signs as Secretary of the Navy. This Sept. 1861 Civil War Navy Department Appointment for "William Bilifeldt M. Meeks" to Acting Midshipman in the Navy of the U.S. The appointment reads "If after the course of attendance at the Naval Accademy prescribed by the Revised Regulations etc." Rare! Excellent Condition.
Item ordered may not be exact piece shown. All original and authentic.