Stephen Decatur

Stephen Decatur



Full Name: Stephen Decatur Jr.

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.

Website: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stephen_Decatur
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.

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