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Name:Samuel Peters Blanc
Affiliation:Class of 1864
Biography & Genealogy:Samuel Peters Blanc, Class of 1864: Born- April 18, 1845. Matriculate from New Orleans, La. At VMI 1 year. Military Record: Drillmaster at Richmond in the Spring of 1861. Appointed acting midshipmen, Confederate States Navy (CSN) on August 29, 1861. At New Orleans (La.) Station from 1861-1862. Praised for bravery in attack on US fleet in Lower Mississippi River on October 12, 1861. At Jackson (Ms.) Station and Port Hudson, La. in 1862. On Baltic, Mobile (Al.) Squadron from 1862-1863. On Savannah, Savannah (Ga.) River Squadron in 1863. On Patrick Henry, James River Squadron in 1863. With Mobile (Al.) Squadron from 1863-1864. Passed Midshipmen January 8, 1864. On Chattahoochee, Nashville, and Sampson, Savannah (Ga.) River Squadron in 1864. On torpedo boat, Hornet, in 1865. Master of the W. H. Webb when she was run aground and destroyed in Lower Mississippi River on April 24, 1865. Captured and held at Ft. Warren, Ma. Released on oath on June 13, 1865. Post War Career: Lawyer. LL. B. in 1867, at University if La., now called Tulane University. Assistant City Attorney, New Orleans, La. Died- February 9, 1888, in New Orleans, La.
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