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Charles Stewart

Born: Jul 28, 1778

Death: Nov 6, 1869

Birthplace: Philadelphia

Nationality: United States

Charles Stewart

Date of Birth : Jul 28, 1778
Date of Death : Nov 6, 1869
Birth Place : Philadelphia

Charles Stewart was an officer in the United States Navy who commanded a number of US Navy ships, including USS Constitution. He saw service during the Quasi War and both Barbary Wars in Mediterranean along North Africa and the War of 1812. He later commanded the navy yard in Philadelphia and was the promoted to become the Navy's first flag officer shortly before retiring. He was promoted to rear admiral after he retired from the Navy. He lived a long life and was the last surviving Navy captain who had served in the War of 1812.

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