CDR Francis Winslow

CDR Francis Winslow

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Death 26 Aug 1862 (aged 42–43)
Burial Dunbarton Center, Merrimack County, New Hampshire, USA
Memorial ID 62971264 · View Source
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commander Francis Winslow
U.S. Navy
Died while in command of the U.S.Steamer R.R. Cuyler
May have died of small poxxs on board the Cuyler
Grandson of Maj Caleb Stark.
Massachusetts-born Winslow (1818-1862) began his navy career as a midshipman in 1833. He served aboard the brig Washington during the war with Mexico. During the Civil War he commanded two gunboats in the Gulf Blockading Squadron, the Water Witch and the R.R. Cuyler. On the latter ship he fell ill with yellow fever and succumbed to its effects on August 26, 1862, outside Key West, Fla.


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  • Created by: Stan Garrity
  • Added: 16 Dec 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 62971264
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for CDR Francis Winslow (1819–26 Aug 1862), Find A Grave Memorial no. 62971264, citing Stark Cemetery, Dunbarton Center, Merrimack County, New Hampshire, USA ; Maintained by Stan Garrity (contributor 47147857) .