Oliver Hazard Perry Honor, Courage, and Patriotism in the Early U.s. Navy (Library of Naval Biography) (Library of Naval Biography) by David Curtis Skaggs

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  • American history: c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Biography: historical,
  • United States,
  • Military,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Ship captains,
  • USA,
  • Military - Naval,
  • Military - United States,
  • Biographies & Memoirs,
  • War of 1812,
  • Biography,
  • History,
  • Lake Erie, Battle of, 1813,
  • Naval operations

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages302
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8852412M
ISBN 101591147921
ISBN 109781591147923

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Oliver Hazard. 5, likes 78 talking about this. lowers: K. The eldest of five sons and three daughters born to Christopher Raymond and Sarah Alexander Perry, the first son was named after his paternal grandmother's father, Oliver Hazard, and also for his uncle, Oliver Hazard Perry, who had recently been lost at sea.

At age 13 the strong-willed and quick-tempered youth decided on a naval career. Oliver P. Morton () Best known as War Governor of Indiana during the Civil War, he was also the first Indiana-born man to become governor.

His full name was Oliver Hazard Perry Throck Morton, and he was born in Salisbury, orphaned at an early age, and raised by his grandparents and aunts. The Life of Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry, Volume 1 Harper's family library Issues of The Family library The Life of Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry, Alexander Slidell Mackenzie The family library, no.Author: Alexander Slidell Mackenzie: Publisher: Harper, Original from: the New York Public Library: Digitized: May 6, Get this from a library.

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Perry was most well-known for his heroic role in the War of during the battle of Lake on: 24 Kay St Newport, RI, United States. So I think his father was Adam not John. This book also had Oliver first married to a Margaret B McGrew and they had a daughter Rachel P Bruner born and died Rachel is also buried in Clarkson Baptist Cemetery according to the book.

Oliver married second to Mary E Louisa Graham, daughter of George and Catherine (Terry) : Clarkson Cemetery, Clarkson, Grayson County. Perry, Oliver Hazard.; On verso, Copy 1 and Copy 2: {stamp} Feb 8 ; On recto, Copy 1: {stamp} [copyright] CI.

A C R. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplicate copies Printed Ephemera Collection; PortfolioFolder Copy scanned: 2. “We have met the enemy, and they are ours.” —Oliver Hazard Perry to General William Henry Harrison, Septem Oliver Hazard Perry fought perhaps the most perfect single battle in American naval history.

How Perry turned certain defeat in what has become known as the Battle of Lake Erie, into a monumental victory is one of the greatest naval achievements of all : The Write Thought. Perry, Oliver Hazard, –, American naval officer, b.

South Kingstown, R.I.; brother of Matthew Calbraith ted a midshipman inhe served in the Tripolitan War, was promoted to lieutenant (), and from to was engaged in building the War of he was commissioned to build, equip, and crew a fleet at Erie, Pa.

Oliver Hazard Perry commanded the victorious American fleet at the Battle of Lake Erie. Billowing smoke enveloped the battling ships, obscuring the results from the spectators standing on shore only a few miles away.

Samuel Brown, one witness, later remarked, “The spectacle was truly grand and awful. The firing was incessant for the space of. First view of Com. Perry's victory 1 print: engraving. | Print shows American warships under the command of Admiral Oliver Hazard Perry, firing on British warships during the Battle of Lake Erie.

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Oliver Hazard Perry ; Oliver Hazard Perry ; Christopher Raymond Perry ; Elizabeth Mason Perry Siblings. Raymond Henry Jones Perry, Cpt.

Married 16 MayBristol Co., RI, toMary Ann DeWolf ; Sarah Wallace Perry ; Matthew Galbraith Perry, Commodore ; Anna Maria Perry.

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Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry (23 August – 23 August ) was an officer of the United States Navy, famous for his actions in the Battle of Lake Erie.

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