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Item 21144

Fox trap, New Sweden, ca. 1870

Contributed by: New Sweden Historical Society Date: circa 1870 Location: New Sweden; Oneida Media: steel

Item 74391

G. Henry Preble report on breach of blockade, 1862

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1862 Location: Mobile Media: Ink on paper

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Item 74388

George Henry Preble plea for reinstatement, Mobile, AL, 1862

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1862 Location: Mobile Media: Ink on paper

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Commander George Henry Preble

George Henry Preble of Portland, nephew of Edward Preble who was known as the father of the U.S. Navy, temporarily lost his command during the Civil War when he was charged with failing to stop a Confederate ship from getting through the Union blockade at Mobile.