Duer, William Alexander, 1780-1858Alternative names
American jurist and educator.
From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to Aaron O. Dayton, 1839 Mar. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270870697
Originally commissioned in 1856, by 1862 Wabash was a permanent part of the Charleston blockade, operating out of Port Royal. That year, a landing party from it occupied St. Augustine, Florida; another manned a battery that bombarded Fort Pulaski, Georgia, forcing its surrender. Its howitzers supported land troops at the Battle of Pocotaglio, South Carolina, on October 22, 1862.
From the description of William A. Duer Collection, 1862. (New-York Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 479721316
- United States (as recorded)