Stephen Decatur

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Noun1.Stephen Decatur - United States naval officer remembered for his heroic deeds (1779-1820)Stephen Decatur - United States naval officer remembered for his heroic deeds (1779-1820)
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will be sponsored by the Stephen Decatur Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution and the Decatur Public Library.
Synopsis: A celebrity for his heroics in the Barbary Wars and the War of 1812, Commodore Stephen Decatur built his home in 1818 within sight of the President's House with prize money awarded to him by Congress for his military victories.
Megan Giampietro teaches art at Stephen Decatur Elementary School in Philadelphia.
Assateague State Park, 7307 Stephen Decatur Highway, Berlin, MD 21811.
War in the Chesapeake goes beyond standard historical scrutiny to spotlight the notable achievements of individual naval leaders, such as John Rodgers and Stephen Decatur, as well as pay tribute to acts of courage on both sides (of course, the failings and acts of incompetence on both sides are also given close study).
naval hero Stephen Decatur was killed in a duel with Commodore James Barron near Washington, D.C.
Mediterranean piracy was effectively ended in the early 19th century by an American fleet under naval commander Stephen Decatur.
President Thomas Jefferson ordered a bombardment of Tripoli, led by war hero Stephen Decatur, and Marines landed on "the shores of Tripoli," as the corps' anthem still intones.
Eventually a naval force was organized and sent to the Barbary Coast where the young and dashing Stephen Decatur made a name for himself and the U.S.
It was designed by architect Stephen Decatur Hatch in the Second Empire style.
The work was originally published in 2008; the 2011 edition has added more than two thousand names that range from prominent French admirals such as Suffren, d'Estaing, and Raoul Castex to the British explorers Captain James Cook and Ernest Shackleton; Admirals Rodney, Nelson, Beresford, Jellicoe, and Fraser; such Germans as Admiral von Tirpitz and Count von Luckner; prominent early American naval officers like Abraham Whipple, John Paul Jones, John Barry, Stephen Decatur, William Bainbridge, Oliver Hazard Perry, and Matthew Perry; and later admirals of the U.S.
Tingey's life saw no scandals, unlike James Barron; no action, unlike Isaac Hull; no duels, unlike William Bainbridge; no glamour, unlike Stephen Decatur; no victories, unlike Thomas Truxtun; and be was not a "father" of the navy, unlike John Barry.