Memoirs of John A. Dahlgren, rear-admiral United States Navy

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J.R. Osgood & Company , Boston
Dahlgren, John Adolphus Bernard, -- 1809
Statementby his widow, Madeleine Vinton Dahlgren.
SeriesLibrary of American civilization -- LAC 15175.
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Paginationxi, 660 p.
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Important discoveries made by the late Admiral Dahlgren later in his career ended in an entire reorganization of naval ordnance. These improvements, accompanied by the introduction of steam and corresponding differences in the construction of our men-of-war, essentially modified the navy life of the present day.

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Dahlgren. Rear Admiral Dahlgren, on board the USS Pawnee, beside a pounder Dahlgren rifle (one of his bottle-shaped cast-iron cannons), c. John Adolphus Bernard Dahlgren (Novem – J ) was a United States Navy officer who founded his service’s Ordnance. President Lincoln “always delighted with the wise and witty sailor-talk of of [John A.] Dahlgren,” 1 whom John Hay described as “the greatest brain, so far that the war has produced”.

2 Dahlgren assumed command of the Washington Navy Yard in April when the Franklin Rear-admiral United States Navy book abandoned his office to join the Confederacy. The Admiral of the Navy (abbreviated as AN) is the highest possible rank in the United States rank is equated to that of a six-star admiral and is one of the two highest possible military ranks in the United States Armed has only been awarded once, to George Dewey, in recognition of his victory at Manila Bay in Service branch: United States Navy.

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Franklin, Samuel R. Memoirs of a Rear Admiral Who Has Served for More than Half a Century in the Navy of the United States. New York: Harper, pp. Fullam, George Townley and Summersell, Charles G. (ed.). Journal of George Townley Fullam: Boarding Officer of the CSS Alabama.

Tuscaloosa, Ala.: Univ. of Alabama Press, pp. Naval Historical Foundation Dahlgren Avenue, SE Washington Navy Yard, DC [email protected] Mailing Address: P.O. Box   John Dahlgren next to one of his inch or inch rifled guns on the USS Pawnee.

(Library of Congress) The crew of a Dahlgren gun at drill aboard the U.S. gunboat Mendota, (National Archives) U.S. admiral and developer of an ordnance system named for him. Born in Philadelphia on 13 NovemberJohn Dahlgren.

Navy ordinance expert and officer in charge of Washington Navy Yard, which President Lincoln frequently visited, John Dahlgren also invented the Dahlgren cannon.

He chafed at shore duty and longed to be at sea; finally, in he was appointed to command the South Atlantic Blockading Squadron. Welcome to Naval Support Facility Dahlgren. Welcome to Naval Support Facility (NSF) Dahlgren, Va. The history of this unique naval installation dates to when the “Lower Station” of the Naval Powder Factory at Indian Head, Md., was established in Virginia’s Northern Neck on 4, acres bounded by the Potomac River and Machodoc Creek in King George County.

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Starting his service in the U.S. Navy inJohn Dahlgren began his career as a common sailor; then inhe joined the navy as a midshipman. Thanks to his skill as a mathematician, Dahlgren was sent to work for the Coastal Survey from to InDahlgren was almost blinded as a result of observing a solar eclipse.

Admiral John A. Dahlgren He was born in Philadelphia, PA, and when he turned 16 he joined the U.S.

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Navy as a midshipman. After many years at sea he was assigned to the navy's ordnance bureau at Washington, D.C. in   Naval Historical Foundation Dahlgren Avenue, SE Washington Navy Yard, DC [email protected] Mailing Address: P.O.

Box John Harllee Rear Admiral, United States Navy: John Harllee Dies; Admiral Led Agency Tuesday, Febru Courtesy of the Washington Post. John Harllee, 91, a retired Navy Rear Admiral and former chairman of the Federal Maritime Commission, died February 5,of pneumonia at the Maplewood Park Place assisted living and nursing home in Bethesda.

Code of Flotilla and Boat Squadron Signals for the United States Navy (Washington: GPO, ), by United States Navy Department Bureau of Ordnance and Hydrography and Thornton A. Jenkins (multiple formats at ) Filed under: United States. Navy -- Draftsmen -- Handbooks, manuals, etc. Dallas, Francis G.

The Papers of Francis Gregory Dallas, United States Navy: Correspondence and Journal, Edited by Gardner W. Allen. New York: Naval History Society, pp. Davis, Charles H. Life of Charles Henry Davis, Rear Admiralby. John Adolphus Bernard Dahlgren, (born Nov. 13,Philadelphia, Pa., U.S.—died JWashington, D.C.), American inventor of the smooth-bore cannon that was, from its shape, familiarly known as the “soda-water bottle.” The shape resulted from a design in which the thickness of metal was varied to match the differences in internal pressure occurring when the.

Adolphus Staton Rear Admiral, United States Navy: Born in Tarboro, North Carolina, on Aug He was a student at the Virginia Military Institute inthe University of North Carolina in and graduated from the United States Naval Academy in The United States Navy had equipped several ships with 8-inch Paixhans guns of 63 and 55 cwt.

inand later a inch shell gun of 86 cwt. Inthe six Merrimack-class warships were equipped with 9-inch Dahlgren shell guns. Bythe Dahlgren gun had become the standard armament of the United States Navy. Dahlgren, Madeleine Vinton, Memoir of John A.

Dahlgren, rear-admiral United States navy, (Boston, J. Osgood and company, ) (page images at HathiTrust) Dahlgren, Madeleine Vinton, Memoir of Ulric Dahlgren.

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STEWART PETERSON, M.A. INTRODUCTION BY REAR ADMIRAL BELKNAP 'It,~ THI U0IIilN B00K PRIllil Ill AVE. NllW YOIl, N. (a) JOHN A. DAHLGREN REAR-ADMIRAL UNITED STATE8 NAVY MADELEINE VINTON DAHLGREN Wrrlt PORTRAITS AND ILLUSTRATIONS /- BOSTON J&MES R.

OSGOOD AND COMPANY" (bl FIG. (a) Title page to Peterson's Cited by: 3. John Paul Jones (born John Paul; July 6, – J ) was the United States' first well-known naval commander in the American Revolutionary made many friends and enemies—who accused him of piracy—among America's political elites, and his actions in British waters during the Revolution earned him an international reputation which persists to this : Naval Academy Chapel, Annapolis, Maryland.

Dahlgren, John A. Memoir of John A. Dahlgren, Rear-Admiral United States Navy. Edited by Madeleine Vinton Dahlgren. Boston: J. Osgood, War Memoirs: Autobiographical Sketch and Narrative of the War between the States. Author: Gideon Welles, Willaim E Gienapp, Erica Gienapp. John J. Ballentine, Admiral, USN (Naval Aviator Number ) John Jennings Ballentine was born in Hillsboro, Ohio, on October 4,son of the late George McClelland and Ora (Eakins) Ballentine.

He attended Hillsboro High School before his appointment to the U.S. Naval Academy,File Size: KB. 30 Gillmore, Engineer and Artillery Operations, pp. 16 - 17; John A. Dahlgren to Welles, Oct. 16,John A. Dahlgren Papers, LC. 31 Dahlgren was critical of Gillmore.

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He maintained that if a sufficient number of men had initially assaulted Battery Wagner on J that Forts Greg and Sumter would have fallen as a "matter of course.".A Biography of Rear Admiral John A. Dahlgren. Despite being heavily outnumbered by the navies of Great Britain and the United States, the German navy proved to be a serious adversary.

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