Aug 6, 1819 - May 26, 1891Born in this house. After attending Washington College and Princeton, graduated from U.S. Naval Academy; serving in the Navy until May 1, 1862, he was appointed brigadier general, U.S. Volunteers. His most conspicuous service was a raid into East Tennessee with a cavalry brigade late in 1862. Brevetted major general, he returned to the Navy as a commander, retired as a commodore in 1881, and was named a rear admiral on the retired list in 1882. He is buried in Oak Hill Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
|Marker Number||1A 72|
|Placed By||Tennessee Historical Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 at 12:56am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 391474 N 4023326|
|Decimal Degrees||36.34890000, -82.20945000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 36° 20.934', W 82° 12.567'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||36° 20' 56.04" N, 82° 12' 34.02" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 811-825 E Elk Ave, Elizabethton TN 37643, US|
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