Today in U.S. Naval History: October 28

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Today in U.S. Naval History - October 28

1864 - Steamer General Thomas and gunboat Stone River destroy Confederate batteries on Tennessee River near Decatur, Alabama.

1882 - Orders issued for first Naval Attache (LCDR French Chadwick sent to London, England).

For more information about naval history, visit the Naval History and Heritage Command website at history.navy.mil.

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