Weld Noble Allen papers

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Documents relating to Allen's naval career, including his appointment to Annapolis; orders as commander of the sloop, "Oneida", and the gunboat, "New London" as part of the Western Gulf Blockading Squadron, 1863-1864; report of the capture of the schooner "Raton del Nilo"; orders to serve on naval general courts-martial on the "Portsmouth," 1863, in Boston, 1869, and in New York, 1872; and an account of Allen's command of a shore detachment in the attack on Fort Fisher at the mouth of the Cape Fear River, North Carolina, December, 1864-January, 1865.

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