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James Edward Jouett
Birth: Feb. 7, 1826
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) 
Family links: 
  Matthew Harris Jouett (1788 - 1827)
  Margaret Henderson Allen Jouett
  Galena Stockett Jouett (1830 - 1916)*
  James Stockett Jouett (1853 - 1915)*
  George Payne Jouett (1813 - 1862)*
  Sarah Belle Jouett Menefee (1815 - 1898)*
  James Edward Jouett (1826 - 1902)
*Calculated relationship
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Section 1, Site 85-A
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Laurie
Record added: Oct 10, 2003
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