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Sherman And Halleck Headquarters And The Thomas O. Larkin House

Sherman And Halleck Headquarters And The Thomas O. Larkin House Monterey California
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Stock #: 41741
Type: Postcard
Era: Linen
City: Monterey
State: California (CA)
County: Monterey
Publisher: B. W. White
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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In 1832, Thomas O. Larkin came to Monterey. He opened a wholesale and retail store, and became the first and only United States Consul to California. Next to the Larkin House, is an old adobe, built by Larkin in 1834.Here was headquartered William Tecumseh Sherman, when he was stationed at Monterey. At that time, the man who was later to be a Civil War General was a Lieutenant. General Halleck was also headquartered here. Sherman as a youth in Monterey, figured in one of the Monterey's wistful legends.
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