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Burrows, William, 1785- Naval officer; born in Kensington (now a part of Philadelphia), Oct. 6, 1785; entered the navy, as midshipman, November, 1799; and served under Preble in the war against Tripoli. In March, 1807, he was promoted to lieutenant, and, early in the War of 1812-15, he was placed in command of the sloop-of-war Enterprise. On Sunday, Sept. 5, 1813, he fought the British brig Boxer, with the Enterprise, off Portland, Me. the Boxer was vanquished, but Burrows was slain. For this exploit, Congress voted a gold medal to his nearest male relation.
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Burrows, William, 1785- Naval officer; born in Kensington (now a part of Philadelphia), Oct. 6, 1785; entered the navy, as midshipman, November, 1799; and served under Preble in the war against Tripoli. In March, 1807, he was promoted to lieutenant, and, early in the War of 1812-15, he was placed in command of the sloop-of-war Enterprise. On Sunday, Sept. 5, 1813, he fought the British brig Boxer, with the Enterprise, off Portland, Me. the Boxer was vanquished, but Burrows was slain. For this exploit, Congress voted a gold medal to his nearest male relation.
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Burrows, William, 1785- Naval officer; born in Kensington (now a part of Philadelphia), Oct. 6, 1785; entered the navy, as midshipman, November, 1799; and served under Preble in the war against Tripoli. In March, 1807, he was promoted to lieutenant, and, early in the War of 1812-15, he was placed in command of the sloop-of-war Enterprise. On Sunday, Sept. 5, 1813, he fought the British brig Boxer, with the Enterprise, off Portland, Me. the Boxer was vanquished, but Burrows was slain. For this exploit, Congress voted a gold medal to his nearest male relation.
Burrows, William, 1785- Naval officer; born in Kensington (now a part of Philadelphia), Oct. 6, 1785; entered the navy, as midshipman, November, 1799; and served under Preble in the war against Tripoli. In March, 1807, he was promoted to lieutenant, and, early in the War of 1812-15, he was placed in command of the sloop-of-war Enterprise. On Sunday, Sept. 5, 1813, he fought the British brig Boxer, with the Enterprise, off Portland, Me. the Boxer was vanquished, but Burrows was slain. For this exploit, Congress voted a gold medal to his nearest male relation.
Burrows, William, 1785- Naval officer; born in Kensington (now a part of Philadelphia), Oct. 6, 1785; entered the navy, as midshipman, November, 1799; and served under Preble in the war against Tripoli. In March, 1807, he was promoted to lieutenant, and, early in the War of 1812-15, he was placed in command of the sloop-of-war Enterprise. On Sunday, Sept. 5, 1813, he fought the British brig Boxer, with the Enterprise, off Portland, Me. the Boxer was vanquished, but Burrows was slain. Fo of Philadelphia), Oct. 6, 1785; entered the navy, as midshipman, November, 1799; and served under Preble in the war against Tripoli. In March, 1807, he was promoted to lieutenant, and, early in the War of 1812-15, he was placed in command of the sloop-of-war Enterprise. On Sunday, Sept. 5, 1813, he fought the British brig Boxer, with the Enterprise, off Portland, Me. the Boxer was vanquished, but Burrows was slain. For this exploit, Congress voted a gold medal to his nearest male relation.
Burrows, William, 1785- Naval officer; born in Kensington (now a part of Philadelphia), Oct. 6, 1785; entered the navy, as midshipman, November, 1799; and served under Preble in the war against Tripoli. In March, 1807, he was promoted to lieutenant, and, early in the War of 1812-15, he was placed in command of the sloop-of-war Enterprise. On Sunday, Sept. 5, 1813, he fought the British brig Boxer, with the Enterprise, off Portland, Me. the Boxer was vanquished, but Burrows was slain. For this exploit, Congress voted a gold medal to his nearest male relation.
November, 1799 AD (search for this): entry burrows-william
Burrows, William, 1785- Naval officer; born in Kensington (now a part of Philadelphia), Oct. 6, 1785; entered the navy, as midshipman, November, 1799; and served under Preble in the war against Tripoli. In March, 1807, he was promoted to lieutenant, and, early in the War of 1812-15, he was placed in command of the sloop-of-war Enterprise. On Sunday, Sept. 5, 1813, he fought the British brig Boxer, with the Enterprise, off Portland, Me. the Boxer was vanquished, but Burrows was slain. For this exploit, Congress voted a gold medal to his nearest male relation.
October 6th, 1785 AD (search for this): entry burrows-william
Burrows, William, 1785- Naval officer; born in Kensington (now a part of Philadelphia), Oct. 6, 1785; entered the navy, as midshipman, November, 1799; and served under Preble in the war against Tripoli. In March, 1807, he was promoted to lieutenant, and, early in the War of 1812-15, he was placed in command of the sloop-of-war Enterprise. On Sunday, Sept. 5, 1813, he fought the British brig Boxer, with the Enterprise, off Portland, Me. the Boxer was vanquished, but Burrows was slain. For this exploit, Congress voted a gold medal to his nearest male relation.
Burrows, William, 1785- Naval officer; born in Kensington (now a part of Philadelphia), Oct. 6, 1785; entered the navy, as midshipman, November, 1799; and served under Preble in the war against Tripoli. In March, 1807, he was promoted to lieutenant, and, early in the War of 1812-15, he was placed in command of the sloop-of-war Enterprise. On Sunday, Sept. 5, 1813, he fought the British brig Boxer, with the Enterprise, off Portland, Me. the Boxer was vanquished, but Burrows was slain. For this exploit, Congress voted a gold medal to his nearest male relation.
September 5th, 1813 AD (search for this): entry burrows-william
Burrows, William, 1785- Naval officer; born in Kensington (now a part of Philadelphia), Oct. 6, 1785; entered the navy, as midshipman, November, 1799; and served under Preble in the war against Tripoli. In March, 1807, he was promoted to lieutenant, and, early in the War of 1812-15, he was placed in command of the sloop-of-war Enterprise. On Sunday, Sept. 5, 1813, he fought the British brig Boxer, with the Enterprise, off Portland, Me. the Boxer was vanquished, but Burrows was slain. For this exploit, Congress voted a gold medal to his nearest male relation.
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