Admiral Porter | University of Illinois Archives
Photo of sculptor Lorado Taft's memorial to Admiral David Dixon Porter (1813-1891), installed at Vicksburg, Mississippi. Photo by J. Mack Moore.
From the inscription:
"DAVID DIXON PORTER commanded the Mississippi Squadron from October 1862 to September 1864 as acting Rear Admiral U.S. Navy engaged in operation on the Mississippi River and tributaries leading up to and during the campaign and Siege of Vicksburg March 29-July 4, 1863"
Original photo found in 12/1/20, Box 3, Admiral David Porter, 1911
Original photo is 7.625" x 9.5"
Navy, United States
Porter, David D. (David Dixon), 1813-1891
Taft, Lorado, 1860-1936