Foote, Andrew Hull

Life Span
to
Full name
Andrew Hull Foote
Place of Birth
Burial Place
Birth Date Certainty
Exact
Death Date Certainty
Exact
Gender
Male
Race
White
Sectional choice
North
Origins
Free State
No. of Siblings
6
Friends
Pawarendrramesr (second king of Siam) 
Family
Samuel Augustus Foot (father), Eudocia Hull Foot (mother) 
Education
West Point (US Military Academy)
Occupation
Military
Relation to Slavery
White non-slaveholder
Other Affiliations
Abolitionists (Anti-Slavery Society)
Temperance (Prohibition)
Military
US military (Pre-Civil War)
Union Navy
Date Event
- On the Tennessee River, Union forces deploy for an assault on Forts Henry and Donelson
In Calloway County, Kentucky, Confederate forces abandon Fort Heiman to concentrate at Fort Henry
In western Tennessee, Fort Henry falls to the naval bombardment of Flag Officer Foote's gunboats
- In Tennessee, Union forces surround Fort Donelson and begin probing attacks
In Tennessee, Union troops reinforce the siege of Fort Donelson, while gunboats attack from the river
In Tennessee, Confederate troops attempt a full-scale break out from the siege of Fort Donelson
In Tennessee, General Grant forces Fort Donelson's "unconditional and immediate" surrender
- Union soldiers and sailors carry out a daring night raid on Confederate defenses near Island Number Ten
- The U.S.S. Carondelet makes her daring night run past the Confederate blockade on the Mississippi
On the Kentucky Bend of the Mississippi, Island Number Ten falls to Union army and navy forces
In Tennessee, Union Navy mortar vessels begin the lengthy bombardment of Fort Pillow
Captain Charles H. Davis replaces Commodore A.H. Foote as commander of the Union's Mississippi Flotilla
Admiral Andrew Foote assigned to replace Admiral Dupont as head of South Atlantic Squadron
Admiral Dahlgren appointed to replace the ailing Admiral Foote as South Atlantic Squadron commander
Admiral Andrew Foote dies after a short illness at the Astor Hotel in New York City
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