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The New York Chamber of Commerce raised a special subscription to reward Kearsarge's men. In addition to money, each man received a document recognizing his service to the Union cause and American commerce.
Midshipman Preble held the rank of acting master during the battle with Alabama. During the duel he commanded Kearsarge's 12-pounder howitzer, damage control assessment and helm division.
Location:805 Kidder Breese Street SE,District of Columbia,Washington,20374
credits:Courtesy, Dundas P. Tucker