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James Edward Jouett
Birth: Feb. 7, 1826
Lexington
Fayette County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Sep. 30, 1902
Sandy Spring
Montgomery County
Maryland, USA

Civil War Union Naval Officer. As a Naval officer, he served in the Mexican War and was distinguised as captain of the "USS Metacomet". During the Civil War, he was in command of Admiral David G. Farragut's flagship "USS Hartford" during the Union naval operations against Mobile Bay, Alabama in August 1864. It was to him that Admiral Farragut exclaimed "Damn the torpedoes! Full speed ahead" after Confederate underwater mines sunk his lead ironclad, the monitor "USS Tecumseh". (bio by: Laurie) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Galena Stockett Jouett (1830 - 1916)*
 
 Children:
  James Stockett Jouett (1853 - 1915)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Section 1, Site 85-A
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Laurie
Record added: Oct 10, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7972127
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- Jo Gilbert Parker
 Added: Sep. 30, 2014
Sir, Thank You sir for your service, this is coming from the 5 Miller brothers who also proudly served Our Country.
- Robert David Miller
 Added: May. 14, 2014
May GOD Bless you as you have blessed us all! Admiral James Edward Jouett.**************As per DAR in Charlottesville, Ablemarle County, Virginia.:"Jack and Sally's son, Matthew Harris Jouett, may be Kentucky's most distinguished painter. He is famous in ...(Read more)
- Jonathan Robert De Mallie
 Added: Feb. 26, 2014
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