George Marshall:  Chronology of Special Events and Assignments

 

DATE

EVENT/ASSIGNMENT

LOCATION

DUTY

1782

Born, Rhodes, Greece

Rhodes, Greece

 

September 22, 1807

Appointed Warrant 

Washington, DC

September 22, 1807

Washington Navy Yard

Washington, DC

July 15, 1809

U.S. Ship Ferret

Washington, DC

March 13, 1813

Washington Navy Yard

Washington, DC

September 30, 1813

U.S. Sloop Erie

Baltimore, MD

January 1821

Gosport Navy Yard

Portsmouth, VA

1822

Published “Marine Gunnery”, first Naval Gunnery book published in US.

Norfolk, VA

June 19, 1824

Injured (Hernia) on USS Hornet
Pensioned by US
Naval Hospital

Portsmouth, VA

August 5, 1824 - June 1827

U.S.S. North Carolina (2nd Gunner)

Portsmouth, VA

Mediterranean cruise

September 22, 1827

Washington Navy Yard

Washington, DC

January 6, 1832

Gosport Navy Yard

Portsmouth, VA

January 19, 1832

Previous Order Revoked

March 23, 1832

Gosport Navy Yard

Portsmouth, VA

During this time, taught Gunnery to George Sirian

February 19, 1841

Appointed Acting Master

January 23, 1845

Appointed Gunner to date from 3/19/44

Pensacola, FL

August 26, 1846

Resigned

December 9, 1846

Warranted from 12/ 7/46

January 11, 1847

Warranted from 7/15/09

August 17, 1847

Bureau of Ordnance

Washington, DC

Duty as the Civilian Navy Pyrotechnist, to continue to hold Warrant as Gunner

July 24, 1848

Detached to Norfolk Navy Yard for Ordnance duty

Portsmouth, VA

July 13, 1850

Detached, to await orders

Portsmouth, VA

February 24, 1853

Naval Magazine

Portsmouth, VA

to report by 3/1/53

March 5, 1853

Previous order revoked; soon retired

Portsmouth, VA

August 1855

Died, US Naval Hospital

Portsmouth, VA

Yellow Fever, prevailing epidemic

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