Breese, Samuel Livingston, RADM

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Last Rank
Rear Admiral Upper Half
Primary Unit
1862-1862, Lighthouse Board/Lighthouse District 2
Service Years
1811 - 1862
Rear Admiral Upper Half
Rear Admiral Upper Half

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Home State
New York
New York
Year of Birth
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Home Town
Utica, NY
Last Address
Mt. Airy, PA

Date of Passing
Dec 17, 1870
Location of Interment
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Was one of the first group of 17 Naval officers to be promoted to Rear Admiral under the reorganization of the Navy on July 16, 1862.
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 Duty Stations
US NavyNaval Ship Yard Philidelphia, PANorfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY), Portsmouth, VADepartment of Defense (DOD)
  1810-1811, New York
  1811-1814, USS Congress
  1827-1828, USS Lexington (1825)
  1836-1836, Naval Ship Yard Philidelphia, PA
  1836-1837, USS Levant (1837) Sloop of War
  1843-1844, USS Cumberland (1842) 50 gun Sail frigate
  1844-1845, USS Columbia (1836) 50 gun Frigate
  1846-1847, USS Albany(1846)
  1852-1855, Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY), Portsmouth, VA
  1855-1858, Mediterranean Squadron
  1855-1858, USS Congress
  1858-1862, NSY Brooklyn
  1862-1862, Lighthouse Board/Lighthouse District 2
  1862-1862, Lighthouse Board/Lighthouse District 2
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1812-1814 War of 1812
  1847-1847 Mexican-American War/Capture of Tuxpan ? April 17, 1847
  1847-1847 Mexican-American War/Capture of Tobasco
  1847-1847 Mexican-American War/Surrender of Vera Cruz
  1861-1865 Civil War
 Colleges Attended 
Union College
  1809-1810, Union College
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