|Birth: ||May 27, 1817|
|Death: ||Sep. 1, 1889|
Civil War Confederate Navy Officer. A veteran of 27 years in the United States Navy, he switched his allegiance to the Confederacy once the Civil War began. On May 26, 1862 he was given command of the ram "CSS Arkansas." He was absent sick when the crew blew it up when it's cranky engines broke down. Promoted to Commander, he commanded the ironclad "CSS Charleston" in Charleston Harbor, South Carolina until the fall of the city.
Plot: Section K, Row 5
GPS (lat/lon): 32.05883, -96.28567
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Record added: Oct 25, 2000
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Confederate Medal of Honor...The question is sometimes asked whether or not there is a list of Confederate soldiers who received the Medal of Honor? The answer is no. The Confederates fought against those who received the medal in question. There is, howe...(Read more)|
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