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Alexander Seaman Halstead Edit Profile

naval officer.

Alexander Seaman Halstead, American naval officer. awarded D. Served on Raleigh, Spanish-American War, participating in the Battle of Manila Bay, May 1, 1898, also capture of Corregidor Island, Manila Bay, capture of Grand Island, Subig Bay, and assault on Manila, August 1898; member Board of Appraisal for Merchant and Private Vessels, New York City, April 2, 1917. Commander district of Brest, France, October 1918-January 1919.

Background

Halstead, Alexander Seaman was born on December 17, 1861 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of David and Janet (Gunn) Halstead.

Education

Graduated from the United States Naval Academy, 1883. Graduated from Nava War College, Newport, R.I.

Career

Captain, July 1, 1911.

Membership

Served on Raleigh, Spanish-American War, participating in the Battle of Manila Bay, May 1, 1898, also capture of Corregidor Island, Manila Bay, capture of Grand Island, Subig Bay, and assault on Manila, August 1898. Member Board of Appraisal for Merchant and Private Vessels, New York City, April 2, 1917. Commander district of Brest, France, October 1918-January 1919.

Connections

father:
David Halstead

mother:
Janet (Gunn) Halstead