He is a cousin (5th cousin 5 times removed) in our family tree.
Born in Montpelier, Vermont
Major Pangborn's School
Cadet at the US naval Academy. Graduated with honors.
Commanded the ship "Dolphin", one of four ships that formed the original "White Squadron"
On the flagship Pensacola
His tomb is in the National Cathedral in Washington D.C. and my mom has seen it.
8 Days after Fort Sumpter was attacked.