Statistics for occurrence #1 of “South Atlantic” in entry ammen-daniel of Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History:
Naval officer; born in Brown county, O., May 15, 1820; entered the navy as a midshipman in 1836.
In 1861-62 he commanded the gunboat Seneca in the South Atlantic blockading fleet.
His bravery was conspicuous in the battle of Port Royal, Nov. 7, 1861.
Later, under Dupont's command, he took part in all the operations on the coasts of Georgia and. Florida.
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