John Lorimer Worden - Pawling NY
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe
N 41° 34.086 W 073° 35.694
18T E 617152 N 4602777
Quick Description: 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, Virgina on March 8, 1862.
Location: New York, United States
Date Posted: 7/21/2020 3:12:50 AM
Waymark Code: WM12VQG
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine
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Long Description:
He is buried in Pawling Cemetery, Pawling NY
Description:
From Find A Grave: 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, Virgina on March 8, 1862. 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.


Date of birth: 3/12/1818

Date of death: 10/18/1897

Area of notoriety: Military

Marker Type: Monument

Setting: Outdoor

Fee required?: No

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