||Winfield Scott SCHLEY [1, 2, 3] |
||Rear Adm. |
||9 Oct 1839
||Frederick, Frederick Co., Maryland
||U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, Anne Arundel Co., Maryland
||Annapolis, Anne Arundel Co., Maryland
- aged 28, born in Maryland; naval officer, living in his father in law's household
||Dist. 49, Washington, D.C.
- aged 70, born in Maryland as with both parents; Officer U.S. Navy
||2 Oct 1911
||New York City, New York
||Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington Co., Virginia 
- He fought as a lieutenant in the Battle of Port Hudson; he is on the Civil War page. He later as a commander rescued Adolphus Greeley and his Arctic expedition.
From J. Harris Franklin's genealogical notebook:
"The Winfield Scott Schley who Anne Rebecca Franklin married was the famous Admiral Schley who won the famous naval battle of Santiago in the Spanish-American war of 1898--he commanded the American fleet in the absence of Admiral Sampson" [Note by JL Sr.]
He wrote Forty-five Years Under the Flag (New York, 1904).
See the following sources appear for him (from the BGMI), among others:
• American National Biography. 24 volumes. Edited by John A. Garraty and Mark C. Carnes. New York: Oxford University Press, 1999. (AmNatBi)
• Appleton's Cyclopaedia of American Biography. A supplement. Six volumes. Edited by L.E. Dearborn. New York: Press Association Compilers, 1918-1931. Originally published as The Cyclopaedia of American Biography, Supplementary Edition. (ApCAB X)
• An Encyclopedia of Naval History. By Anthony Bruce and William Cogar. New York: Facts on File, 1998. (EncNaHi)
• The Spanish American War. A historical dictionary. By Brad K. Berner. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 1998. (SpAmWar)
A bronze bust was made of him by Ernest Keyser (1875-1959); see the Annapolis Collection at the Maryland State Archives (Accession number: MSA SC 1545-0759). 
||Lansdales and Pitards
||25 Nov 2012 |