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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