: This carte de visite photograph is of Admiral Andrew Hull Foote, from the William T. Sherman Photograph Album, ca. 1865-1880. Admiral Hull is shown in a formal dress jacket or frock coat with epaulettes. The William T. Sherman album contains photographs of a large number of Civil War officers that possibly served with General Sherman or were known by him.
Andrew Hull Foote was born on September 12, 1806, in New Haven, Connecticut. After six months at West Point, he accepted the position of midshipman in the United States Navy. He was promoted to the rank of rear admiral for his service for the Union during the Civil War, but died suddenly in New York, New York, on June 26, 1863, as he was on his way to take command of the South Atlantic Blocking Squadron. View on Ohio Memory.
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: United States. Navy--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Pictorial works; Ohio History--Military Ohio; Ohio--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Soldiers; Military officers Places
: Andrew Hull Foote carte de visite photograph