Daniel Todd Patterson - Washington D.C.
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe
N 38° 52.878 W 076° 58.728
18S E 328359 N 4305465
Quick Description: United States Naval Officer- He was an officer in the United States Navy during the Quasi-War with France, the First Barbary War, and the War of 1812.
Location: District of Columbia, United States
Date Posted: 8/5/2020 11:07:53 AM
Waymark Code: WM12Y94
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine
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Long Description:
He is buried in Congressional Cemetery in Range 55, Site 150.
Description:
From Find A Grave: War of 1812 Naval Officer. Commanded US Naval forces around New Orleans during the war. In September 1814, he refused a request by Gen. Andrew Jackson to send his forces from New Orleans to Mobile. This decision was a fateful one, for in January 1815 the presence and action by Patterson's gunboats in conjunction with Jackson's ground forces at the Battle of New Orleans helped secure an American victory.


Date of birth: 3/6/1786

Date of death: 8/25/1839

Area of notoriety: Military

Marker Type: Monument

Setting: Outdoor

Fee required?: No

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Visiting Hours/Restrictions: Not listed

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