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NH 66660 Perry Oliver Hazard

Perry Oliver Hazard
Title: Perry Oliver Hazard
Caption: Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry, U.S. N. who commanded a division of gunboats, during The Battle of Lake Erie, 1813. He is most quoted "We Have Met The Enemy And They Are Ours", 10 September 1813. Engraved by I. Sanford, ST. Born South Kingston, Rhode Island 23 August 1785; died Trinidad, 23 August 1819. Midshipman 7 April 1799, Lieutenant 15 January 1807, Commander 28 August 1812, Captain 10 September 1813 and died 23 August 1819
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Catalog #: NH 66660
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