17. Montgomery and the Portsmouth

by Fred Blackburn Rogers

Montgomery and the Portsmouth, Portsmouth Marine Society

Montgomery and the Portsmouth tells the fascinating story of the capture of Yerba Buena (San Francisco) and the first raising of the American flag in Mexican Territory in the conquest of what is now California. Admiral Montgomery was commander of the flagship U.S.S. Portsmouth (built at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard). Montgomery’s men captured the town without firing a single shot!

7×10, Hardcover, 176 pages, ISBN 0-915819-16-3 $25.00

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