1 Reply Latest reply on May 10, 2019 1:42 PM by Rebecca Collier

    Seeking signer of Naval promotions around 1848


      I have a letter, undated signed by an "AW McB" that states after the Mexican War HE gave the following ranks.  There are 8 names on the list.  One name is RS Pinckney, Commander (and I have discovered that in the 30th Congress, Second Session he was promoted to Commander of the Decatur)... AND another name is Jos L.C. Hardy as Captain of the Marines and I can see he was a Lieutenant in 1836.  So I am trying to find out who AW McB or AM McB was who promoted these gentlemen.  I am assuming there must be some paperwork somewhere to document the promotions.  Any help?