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John Lorimer Worden (1818 - 1897)

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Admiral John Lorimer Worden
Born in Sparta, Westchester County, New Yorkmap
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Died in Washington, District of Columbiamap
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Categories: Hampton Roads, Union Navy | Battle of Hampton Roads.


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Admiral John Lorimer Worden
Birth: Mar. 12, 1818
Death: Oct. 18, 1897

Civil War Union Naval Officer. He commanded the ironclad "USS Monitor" in its historical battle against the "CSS Virginia" (also known as the Merrimack) at Hampton Roads, Virginia on March 8, 1962. He was temporarily blinded in the battle, and the command of the ship was relinquished to his first officer, Samuel D. Greene, who finished the battle. After the war he was promoted to Rear-Admiral and served as superintendent of the United States Naval Academy. (bio by: Russ Dodge)

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Olivia Akin Toffey Worden (1820 - 1903)*


Daniel Toffey Worden (1847 - 1914)*
Olive Worden Hammond (1856 - 1933)*

Burial: Pawling Cemetery, Pawling, Dutchess, New York, USA

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Name: John Lorimer Worden
Born: 12 MAR 1818 Sparta, Westchester, New York, USA
Died: 18 OCT 1897 Washington, District Of Columbia, USA


1. Find A Grave memorial #1128


3. Wikipedia:John_Lorimer_Worden

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