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DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY -- NAVAL HISTORY AND HERITAGE COMMAND

Officers of the War of 1812

Pursers

List is arranged by date of commission.

Names and Rank.

Dates of Commissions.

Where Stationed.
Isaac Garretson 25 April, 1812 Furloughed
Clement S. Hunt 25 do -- Newport, R.I.
Gwinn Harris 25 do -- Franklin 74
John H. Carr 25 do -- Accounting
Nathaniel Lyde 25 do -- Portsmouth, N.H.
James R. Wilson 25 do -- Absent from the United States--Not on duty
Samuel Robertson 25 do -- Norfolk, Va.
Samuel Hambleton 25 do -- Furloughed, July 15, 1815
Robert C. Ludlow 25 do -- Independence 74
Robert Pottinger 25 do -- Frigate Constitution
John B. Timberlake 25 do -- New York
Thomas I. Chew 25 do -- Washington 74
Thomas Shields 25 do -- New Orleans
Richard C. Archer 25 do -- Accounting
Lewis Deblois 25 do -- Charlestown, Massachusetts
George S. Wise 25 do -- New York
Francis A. Thornton 25 do -- Furloughed November 1, 1814
Edwin S. Satterwhite 25 do -- Not on duty
James M. Halsey 25 do -- Frigate Guerriere
Edward Fitzgerald 25 do -- Frigate Java
Alexander P. Darragh 25 April, 1815 [1812] Furloughed April 10, 1814
Edward W. Turner 25 do -- Brig Flambeau
Robert Ormsby 25 do -- Furloughed July 22, 1815
Henry Dennison 25 do -- Washington
Ludlow Dashwood 25 do -- Furloughed June 1, 1815
William S. Rodgers 26 Feb. 1813 Frigate Congress
Henry Fry 27 do -- Boston
John R. Shaw 28 do -- Accounting
Samuel P. Todd 1 March, -- Philadelphia
Nathaniel W. Rothwell 2 do -- Savannah
George Beall 24 July, -- Accounting
James H. Clark 24 do -- Frigate "U. States"
William P. Zantzinger 24 do -- Sloop Hornet
Joseph North 24 do -- Frigate Macedonian
Joseph Wilson, Jr. 24 do -- Brig Saranac
Herman Thorn 24 do -- Frigate Constellation
Thomas Waine 24 do -- Boston
Lewis Fairchild 24 do -- Sloop Wasp
John S. Skinner 26 March, 1814 Accounting
Joseph P. Wilkinson 26 do -- Brig Chippewa
Ezekiel Solomon 26 do -- Furloughed June 6, 1815
Benjamin F. Bourne 26 do -- Sloop Peacock
William Sinclair 26 do -- Charleston, S.C.
Richard T. Timberlake 26 do -- Lake Erie
Samuel Livermore 26 do -- Brig Spark
Matthew C. Attwood 26 do -- Sloop Erie
Greome K. Spence 8 April, -- Sloop Ontario
Melancton W. Bostwick 16 July, -- Brig Epervier
John N. Todd 1 March, 1815 Brig Firefly
Timothy Winn 17 May, -- Washington Navy Yard
William M. Sands 20 do -- Sackett's Harbor
Thomas Breese 8 July, -- Boston
Joseph H. Terry, Acting Purser Brig Boxer


Source: Naval Register: Printed by Order of the Secretary of the Navy. August 1st, 1815. Washington, D.C.: Weightman, [1815].