John Ancrum Winslow

John Ancrum Winslow

Mexican–American War

  • Mosquito Fleet Campaign
  • Battle of Veracruz

American Civil War

  • Battle of Cherbourg

Rear Admiral John Ancrum Winslow (19 November 1811 – 29 September 1873) was an officer in the United States Navy during the Mexican-American War and the American Civil War. He was in command of the steam sloop of war USS Kearsarge during her historic 1864 action off Cherbourg, France with the Confederate sea raider CSS Alabama.

Read more about John Ancrum Winslow:  Early Life and Career, Civil War Service, Later Career and Legacy

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John Ancrum Winslow - Later Career and Legacy
... Advanced to rear admiral in 1870, Winslow commanded the Pacific Squadron from that year to 1872 ... Two ships in the United States Navy have been named USS Winslow for him ... A third Winslow honored him and his first cousin once removed, Admiral Cameron McRae Winslow (second son of Francis Winslow (I)) ...

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