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Wrong Ship, Wrong Side

November 2023
1min read

Mr. Geoffrey C. Ward has misplaced Eleanor Roosevelt’s great-uncle, Irvine Bulloch (“The Wonderful Husband,” September/October). Bulloch served with the Confederate cruiser Alabama , not the Union warship Kearsarge , as stated in the article. He was aboard the Alabama when that ship was sunk by the Kearsarge off the French coast on June 19, 1864.

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