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Ramsay, Francis Munroe 1835-

Naval officer; born in Washington, April 5, 1835; joined the navy Oct. 5, 1850; graduated at the United States Naval Academy in 1856; served through the Civil War, taking part in actions at Haines's Bluff, Yazoo River, Milliken's Bend, on the Mississippi River, etc. He was appointed chief of the bureau of navigation in 1889; promoted rear-admiral in 1894; and retired on account of age in 1897. In September, 1901, he was appointed a member of the Schley court of inquiry, in place of Rear-Admiral Howison, who had been challenged by Rear-Admiral Schley and released from service on the court.

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