1800s Rear Admiral Charles S Boggs Autographed Signed Note Civil War, measures 5" x 8". (28 January 1811 - 22 April 1877) served in the. In December 1861 Boggs was given command of the. The following April, during the. He commanded her with distinction.
In the attack of the squadron on the. He destroyed six of the Confederate gunboats, but finally lost his own vessel, after driving his antagonist ashore in flames. When he found the Varuna sinking, he ran her ashore, tied her to the trees, and fought his guns until the water was over the guntracks. Was lost in the battle with 184 casualties.
Receiving his Captain's commission in July 1862, during the rest of the. He was commanding officer of the steam.
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