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Wainwright, Richard

Born: 1817 AD
Died: 1862 AD, at 45 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Military Officer


1817 - Born in Charlestown, Massachusetts.

1831 - Wainwright was commissioned in the United States Navy on the 11th of May.

1841-1857 - Wainwright served in the Coast Survey and on the Navy's Home Station.

1860 - He cruised in Merrimack on special service.

1861 - On the 25th of April, he performed gallant service in extinguishing a fire on Hartford while continuing the bombardment of the forts.

1862 - Died in New Orleans on the 10th of August.


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