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Commodore Daniel Boone Ridgely
1 August 1813 - 5 May 1868



Related Resource: Report of Capture of Confederate blockade runner Columbia by USS Santiago de Cuba.



1 Aug. 1813 - Born, near Lexington, Kentucky
1 Apr. 1828 - Midshipman
14 Jun. 1834 - Passed Midshipman
10 Sep. 1840 - Lieutenant
14 Sep. 1855 - Commander
16 Nov. 1862 - Captain
25 Jul. 1866 - Commodore
5 May 1868 - Died, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Sources:
Appelton's Cyclopaedia of American Biography. vol. 5. New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1887-1889. [includes information on Ridgely's ship and shore assignments]
Callahan, Edward W. List of Officers of the Navy of the United States and of the Marine Corps From 1775-1900. New York: Haskell House Publishers, 1969.
Hyamson, Albert M. A Dictionary of Universal Biography of All ages and of all Peoples. New York: E.P. Dutton, 1916.



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