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Naval officer

Thomas Harman Patterson, American naval officer.

Background

Patterson, Thomas Harman was born on May 10, 1820 in New Orleans. Son of Daniel Todd and George Ann (Pollock) Patterson.

Education

Commanded ship Chocura in naval force which cooperated with McClellan during Peninsular Campaign, 1862. Promoted commander, 1862. Senior officer in York and Pamunkey rivers, 1862, offshore blockade, Charleston, South Carolina., 1864-1865.

Commissioned captain, 1866, commodore, 1871. Rear admiral, 1877; commanded flagship Brooklyn, Brazil Squadron, 1865-1867. Commandant.

Career

Officer in York and Pamunkey rivers, 1862, offshore blockade, Charleston, South Carolina., 1864-1865. Captain, 1866, commodore, 1871.

Connections

Married Maria Wainwright, January 5, 1847, 5 children.

father:
Daniel Todd Patterson

mother:
George Ann (Pollock) Patterson

spouse:
Maria Wainwright