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Capt Americus Vespucci Wiatt
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Birth: 1823
Gloucester County
Virginia, USA
Death: Apr., 1870
Baltimore City
Maryland, USA

Americus Vespucci Wiatt, born Independence, Gloucester County, Virginia, 1823 (another source incorrectly shows birth year as 1833); son of Dr William Graham and Louisa Campbell Stubbs Wiatt; resided as a sea captain and slave owner, in 1850, with his wife Lucy Lee, at Cloucester County, Virginia; appointed acting master, Confederate States Navy, June 20, 1863; promoted lieutenant for the war, January 7, 1864, to rank from October 13, 1863; served on the Richmond station, 1863; later on the Wilmington station, 1863 1864, and on the steam gunboat CSS Raleigh and ironclad sloop CSS North Carolina, Cape Fear River; appointed 1st lieutenant, Provisional Navy, to rank from January 6, 1864; also served aboard the CSS Tallahassee, 1864, and at Battery Buchanan, Fort Fisher, North Carolina, 1864; attached as lieutenant to Semmes' Naval Brigade, April, 1865; surrendered and paroled at Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865; died at Baltimore, Maryland, 1870. [ORN 1, 10, 767; 1, 11, 772 and 2, 1, 295, 296, 301, 307, 322 & 323; Register1864; JCC 4, 122; M1091; 1850 U.S. Census and Slave Schedules; some additional data from the Family Data Collection at the Ancestry.com web site.]

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 Parents:
  William Graham Wiatt (1784 - 1854)
  Louisa Campbell Stubbs Wiatt (1800 - 1847)
 
 Spouse:
  Lucy Lee Montague Wiatt (1825 - 1854)
 
 Siblings:
  Americus Vespucci Wiatt (1823 - 1870)
  William Edward Wiatt (1826 - 1918)**
  Alexander Taliaferro Wiatt (1840 - 1919)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Wiatt Family Cemetery
Gloucester County
Virginia, USA
 
Maintained by: Rubbings
Originally Created by: PL
Record added: Nov 09, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 5093886
Capt Americus Vespucci Wiatt
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Capt Americus Vespucci Wiatt
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