Andrew Hull Foote

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Andrew Hull Foote

New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA
Death 26 Jun 1863 (aged 56)
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Burial New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA
Plot 10 Maple Ave., West
Memorial ID 6942807 · View Source
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Civil War Union Naval Officer. He successfully campaigned to end the rum ration in the United States Navy, 1862; commander of the Brooklyn Navy Yard, 1858-1861; in charge of Union naval forces on the upper Mississippi, he succeeded in capturing Island Number 10, opening up the lower Mississippi; wounded at Fort Donelson, 1862; promoted to Rear Admiral, 1862; named commander of the South Atlantic Blockading Squadron in 1863, he died before he could assume command.

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  • Originally Created by: Garver Graver
  • Added: 21 Nov 2002
  • Find a Grave Memorial 6942807
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Andrew Hull Foote (12 Sep 1806–26 Jun 1863), Find a Grave Memorial no. 6942807, citing Grove Street Cemetery, New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .