Born: January 5, 1779
Birthplace: Sinnepuxent, Maryland, U.S.A.
Died: March 22, 1820
Occupation: United States Naval Officer
Profile: Fought in various naval battles including Tripoli, the Barbary Wars, the Quasi-War, and the War of 1812. Awarded the Congressional Gold Medal of Honour in 1813.
Number of Quotes: 1
Our country! In her intercourse with foreign nations, may she always be in the right; but our country, right or wrong.