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Baltimore, Md. (Maryland, United States) (search for this): entry hollins-george-nichols
Hollins, George Nichols 1799-1878 Naval officer; born in Baltimore, Md., Sept. 20, 1799; entered the United States navy in 1814; and assisted in the defence of the capital in August of that year. He was made a prisoner on board the President, and kept so until the end of the war. In 1815 he accompanied Decatur to the Mediterranean. He became notorious by the bombardment of a town on the Pacific coast (see Greytown). In 1861 he left the navy and joined the Confederates, and in the Confederssisted in the defence of the capital in August of that year. He was made a prisoner on board the President, and kept so until the end of the war. In 1815 he accompanied Decatur to the Mediterranean. He became notorious by the bombardment of a town on the Pacific coast (see Greytown). In 1861 he left the navy and joined the Confederates, and in the Confederate service operated on the Mississippi with rams and gunboats, becoming a commodore and flagcaptain. He died in Baltimore Jan. 18, 1878.
George Nichols Hollins (search for this): entry hollins-george-nichols
Hollins, George Nichols 1799-1878 Naval officer; born in Baltimore, Md., Sept. 20, 1799; entered the United States navy in 1814; and assisted in the defence of the capital in August of that year. He was made a prisoner on board the President, and kept so until the end of the war. In 1815 he accompanied Decatur to the Mediterranean. He became notorious by the bombardment of a town on the Pacific coast (see Greytown). In 1861 he left the navy and joined the Confederates, and in the Confederate service operated on the Mississippi with rams and gunboats, becoming a commodore and flagcaptain. He died in Baltimore Jan. 18, 1878.
Hollins, George Nichols 1799-1878 Naval officer; born in Baltimore, Md., Sept. 20, 1799; entered the United States navy in 1814; and assisted in the defence of the capital in August of that year. He was made a prisoner on board the President, and kept so until the end of the war. In 1815 he accompanied Decatur to the Mediterranean. He became notorious by the bombardment of a town on the Pacific coast (see Greytown). In 1861 he left the navy and joined the Confederates, and in the Confederate service operated on the Mississippi with rams and gunboats, becoming a commodore and flagcaptain. He died in Baltimore Jan. 18, 1878.
Hollins, George Nichols 1799-1878 Naval officer; born in Baltimore, Md., Sept. 20, 1799; entered the United States navy in 1814; and assisted in the defence of the capital in August of that year. He was made a prisoner on board the President, and kept so until the end of the war. In 1815 he accompanied Decatur to the Mediterranean. He became notorious by the bombardment of a town on the Pacific coast (see Greytown). In 1861 he left the navy and joined the Confederates, and in the Confederate service operated on the Mississippi with rams and gunboats, becoming a commodore and flagcaptain. He died in Baltimore Jan. 18, 1878.
Hollins, George Nichols 1799-1878 Naval officer; born in Baltimore, Md., Sept. 20, 1799; entered the United States navy in 1814; and assisted in the defence of the capital in August of that year. He was made a prisoner on board the President, and kept so until the end of the war. In 1815 he accompanied Decatur to the Mediterranean. He became notorious by the bombardment of a town on the Pacific coast (see Greytown). In 1861 he left the navy and joined the Confederates, and in the Confederate service operated on the Mississippi with rams and gunboats, becoming a commodore and flagcaptain. He died in Baltimore Jan. 18, 1878.
Hollins, George Nichols 1799-1878 Naval officer; born in Baltimore, Md., Sept. 20, 1799; entered the United States navy in 1814; and assisted in the defence of the capital in August of that year. He was made a prisoner on board the President, and kept so until the end of the war. In 1815 he accompanied Decatur to the Mediterranean. He became notorious by the bombardment of a town on the Pacific coast (see Greytown). In 1861 he left the navy and joined the Confederates, and in the Confederate service operated on the Mississippi with rams and gunboats, becoming a commodore and flagcaptain. He died in Baltimore Jan. 18, 1878.
September 20th, 1799 AD (search for this): entry hollins-george-nichols
Hollins, George Nichols 1799-1878 Naval officer; born in Baltimore, Md., Sept. 20, 1799; entered the United States navy in 1814; and assisted in the defence of the capital in August of that year. He was made a prisoner on board the President, and kept so until the end of the war. In 1815 he accompanied Decatur to the Mediterranean. He became notorious by the bombardment of a town on the Pacific coast (see Greytown). In 1861 he left the navy and joined the Confederates, and in the Confederate service operated on the Mississippi with rams and gunboats, becoming a commodore and flagcaptain. He died in Baltimore Jan. 18, 1878.
Hollins, George Nichols 1799-1878 Naval officer; born in Baltimore, Md., Sept. 20, 1799; entered the United States navy in 1814; and assisted in the defence of the capital in August of that year. He was made a prisoner on board the President, and kept so until the end of the war. In 1815 he accompanied Decatur to the Mediterranean. He became notorious by the bombardment of a town on the Pacific coast (see Greytown). In 1861 he left the navy and joined the Confederates, and in the Confederate service operated on the Mississippi with rams and gunboats, becoming a commodore and flagcaptain. He died in Baltimore Jan. 18, 1878.
Hollins, George Nichols 1799-1878 Naval officer; born in Baltimore, Md., Sept. 20, 1799; entered the United States navy in 1814; and assisted in the defence of the capital in August of that year. He was made a prisoner on board the President, and kept so until the end of the war. In 1815 he accompanied Decatur to the Mediterranean. He became notorious by the bombardment of a town on the Pacific coast (see Greytown). In 1861 he left the navy and joined the Confederates, and in the Confederate service operated on the Mississippi with rams and gunboats, becoming a commodore and flagcaptain. He died in Baltimore Jan. 18, 1878.
Hollins, George Nichols 1799-1878 Naval officer; born in Baltimore, Md., Sept. 20, 1799; entered the United States navy in 1814; and assisted in the defence of the capital in August of that year. He was made a prisoner on board the President, and kept so until the end of the war. In 1815 he accompanied Decatur to the Mediterranean. He became notorious by the bombardment of a town on the Pacific coast (see Greytown). In 1861 he left the navy and joined the Confederates, and in the Confederate service operated on the Mississippi with rams and gunboats, becoming a commodore and flagcaptain. He died in Baltimore Jan. 18, 1878.
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