Samuel Peters Blanc, born Louisiana, 1846; appointed as acting Midshipman, Confederate States Navy, August 29, 1861; served aboard the CSS McRae, New Orleans station, 1861; attached to the Jackson station, 1862; served aboard the CSS Baltic, Mobile Squadron, 1862 – 1863; also aboard the CSS Savannah, from September 3, 1863; promoted passed midshipman, January 8, 1864; involved in failed attempt to capture USS Adela, at St. George's Sound, Florida, May, 1864; promoted master in the line of promotion, Provisional Navy, June 2, 1864; served on the Mobile squadron, 1864, and aboard the CSS Sampson, Mobile Squadron, from July 21, 1864, and CSS Chattahoochee, in 1864, on which he served as executive officer; commanded torpedo boat Hornet, James River, Virginia, January, 1865; later served as Master aboard the CSS Webb, April, 1865; captured near New Orleans, and sent first to Fort Columbus, New York Harbor, then to Fort Warren, Boston Harbor, where he was received May 20, 1865; released June 13, 1865; resided as a lawyer, in 1880, with his wife, Catherine, and four children, at New Orleans, Louisiana; died 1888; buried at St. Louis Cemetery, New Orleans.
Saint Louis Cemetery Number 1
Created by: Terry Foenander
Record added: May 14, 2007
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