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 Henry F Backus

Henry F Backus

Fall River, Bristol County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 15 Jul 1909 (aged 63–64)
New York, USA
Burial Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Plot Lot 1459 Section 59
Memorial ID 92766834 · View Source
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Henry F Backus, 1st Class Fireman, US Navy, Civil War

Pension Records show service on board USS North Carolina, USS Powhatan and USS Tallapoosa

U.S. Navy Pensions Index, 1861-1910about Henry F Backus
Name: Henry F Backus
Publication: M1279
Pension Approval: Approved
File Number: 8976
Certification Number: 20859
Fiche Number: 19205

USS Tallapoosa (1863) was a wooden-hulled, double-ended steamer in the United States Navy during the American Civil War. She was outfitted with heavy guns for intercepting blockade runners and howitzers for shore bombardment.

Tallapoosa remained in service after the war and served in various capacities, including schoolship for midshipmen of the United States Naval Academy. She was sold in Uruguay in 1892.

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  • Added: 29 Jun 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 92766834
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Henry F Backus (1845–15 Jul 1909), Find A Grave Memorial no. 92766834, citing Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA ; Maintained by Rubbings (contributor 47671529) .