Friday, January 11, 2013

1862 December 26 U.S. Steamer Currituck

                         U.S. Steamer "Currituck"
                     off Windmill Point Station &c
                                          Dec. 26  1862

            I have to report the death of Pedro
Guillermo, Ord Seaman of this Vessel, who
accidently Shot himself, while on boat duty
at the mouth of Milford haven Creed of
Piankatank River
                                       Very Respectfully
                                           Your obt. Servt.
                                (Signed) T.J. Linnekin
                                  Acting Master Comdg
                                             U.S.S. Currituck
E.R. McCrea Esqr.
Lieut Comdg & Adjutant
Potomac Flotilla

MSS 15134

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