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Georgia; entered the navy in 1857, and during the Civil War served on the St. Lawrence, Quaker City, Conemaugh, and Proteus, with the South Atlantic and East Gulf blockading squadrons; took part in the attacks on Morris Island and Battery Gregg. He commanded the naval rendezvous in Philadelphia in 1885; was promoted captain in 1889; commodore in 1898; and admiral in 1899; and was appointed commandant of the Portsmouth navy-yard, March 20, 1900. Cromwell, Oliver
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