Charles Dwight Sigsbee

Rear Admiral Charles Sigsbee signature

Rear Admiral Charles Sigsbee signature

 

Signature of Rear Admiral Charles Sigsbee, on a 7" x 1.5" cut page, signed with a large 3.5" signature "Charles D. Sigsbee," Contemporary notes in another hand along bottom edge noting the original page was a letter written to C.E. Stevens from League Isl. Navy Yard on Jan 9th, 1904. Signature with slight haloing and slightly faded

 

Charles Dwight Sigsbee (January 16, 1845 – July 13, 1923) was a Rear Admiral in the United States Navy. In his earlier career he was a pioneering oceanographer and hydrographer. He is best remembered as the captain of the USS Maine, which exploded in Havana harbor, Cuba, in 1898. The explosion set off the events that led up to the start of the Spanish-American War.

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Charles Dwight Sigsbee
Charles Dwight Sigsbee
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