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Captain George Colvocoresses (USA) [adopted] (1816 - 1872)

George Musalas "Colvos" Colvocoresses (October 22, 1816 – June 3, 1872) was a United States Navy officer who commanded the Saratoga during the American Civil War. From 1838 up until 1842, he s...

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Captain Augustus Case (USN) [Rear Admiral post-Civil War] (1812 - 1893)

Augustus Ludlow Case (February 3, 1812 – February 16, 1893) was a rear admiral in the United States Navy who served during the American Civil War. Biography Born in Newburgh, New York,...

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Rear Admiral Samuel Phillips Lee (USA) MP (c.1812 - 1897)

Samuel Phillips Lee (13 February 1812 – 7 June 1897) was a Rear Admiral of the United States Navy. During the US Civil War, he commanded the North Atlantic Blockading Squadron from 4 September...

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Lieutenant Overton Carr (1817 - 1846)

Lieutenant Overton Carr was a member of the United States Exploring Expedition from 1838-1842. He served as the executive officer on the flagship, USS Vincennes. In August 1841, he took command of th...

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Rear Admiral Thomas T. Craven (1808 - 1887)

Thomas Tingey Craven (1808–1887) was a 19th century United States Navy officer who rose to prominence during the Civil War. He was son of Tunis Craven, a navy purser, and Hannah (Tingey) Crave...

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Midshipman Wilkes Henry (b. - 1840)

Midshipman Wilkes Henry was on the sloop Vincennes during the United States Exploring Expedition (1838-42). The expedition was commanded by his uncle, Lt. Charles Wilkes. Midshipman Henry was killed ...

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Captain James Alden, Jr. (USN) [Rear Admiral post-Civil War] (1810 - 1877)

. James Alden, Jr. (March 31, 1810 – February 6, 1877) was a Rear Admiral in the United States Navy. Early career Alden was born in Portland, Maine, and was a direct descendant of John...

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Thomas Westbrook Waldron (1814 - 1844)

) Thomas Westbrook Waldron was a captain's clerk on the Wilkes Expedition, and the first United States consul to Hong Kong. His service to the United States consular service was honoured by Secretary...

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Richard Russell Waldron (1803 - 1846)

Richard Russell Waldron was a purser "and special agent" in the Wilkes Expedition, together with younger brother Thomas Westbrook Waldron (consul). Cape Waldron in Antarctica, and perhaps Waldron Isl...

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Commodore Cadwalader Ringgold (USN) (1802 - 1867)

Cadwalader Ringgold (1802–1867) was an officer in the United States Navy who served in the United States Exploring Expedition, later headed an expedition to the Northwest and, after initially ...

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Charles Fleury Bien-aimé Guilloû (1813 - 1899)

Charles Fleury Bien-aimé Guilloû (1813–99) was an American military physician. He served on a major exploring expedition that included both scientific discoveries and controversy...

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Rear Admiral George F. Emmons (1811 - 1884)

George Foster Emmons (23 August 1811 – 23 July 1884) was a rear admiral of the United States Navy, who served in the early to mid 19th century. Biography Born in Clarendon, Vermont, Em...

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Alfred Thomas Agate (1812 - 1846)

Alfred Thomas Agate (February 14, 1812, in Sparta, New York – January 5, 1846, Washington, D.C.) was a noted American artist, painter and miniaturist. Agate lived in New York from 1831...

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William Rich (1800 - 1864)

Major William Rich (1800–1864)[1] was an American botanist and explorer who was part of the United States Exploring Expedition of 1838–1842. William Rich was the youngest son of Cap...

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Charles Pickering (1805 - 1878)

) Charles Pickering (November 10, 1805 – March 17, 1878) was an American naturalist. Born in Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania, the grandson of Colonel Timothy Pickering, he grew up in Wenh...

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Joseph Pitty Couthouy (1808 - 1864)

Joseph Pitty Couthouy (6 January 1808 – 4 April 1864) was an American naval officer, conchologist, and invertebrate palaeontologist. Born in Boston, Massachusetts, he entered the Boston Latin ...

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Titian Ramsay Peale (1799 - 1885)

Titian Ramsay Peale (November 2, 1799 – March 13, 1885) was a noted American artist, naturalist, entomologist and photographer. He was the sixteenth child and youngest son of noted American na...

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Captain Charles Wilkes (USA) [Rear Admiral post-Civil War] (commander U.S. Exploring Expedition, 1838-1842) (1798 - 1877)

Charles Wilkes (April 3, 1798 – February 8, 1877) was an American naval officer and explorer. He led the United States Exploring Expedition, 1838-1842 and commanded the ship in the Trent Affai...

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James Dwight Dana (1813 - 1895)

James Dwight Dana (1813–1895) was an American geologist, mineralogist, volcanologist, and zoologist. He made pioneering studies of mountain-building, volcanic activity, and the origin and stru...

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Horatio Emmons Hale (1817 - 1896)

Horatio Emmons Hale (May 3, 1817 – December 28, 1896) was an American-Canadian ethnologist, philologist and businessman who studied language as a key for classifying ancient peoples and being ...

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Rear Admiral William Reynolds (1815 - 1879)

) William Reynolds (December 10, 1815 – November 5, 1879) was a rear admiral in the United States Navy who served during the American Civil War. His younger brother (by five years) was United ...

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Lieutenant Henry Eld (USN) (1814 - 1850)

Henry Eld was born in Cedar Hill, New Haven, Connecticut, on June 2, 1814, and lived in the area now known as View Street, but when it started becoming more populated he removed his house and relocat...

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