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U.S.S. Hartford returns home from Asia with four officers who had declared for the Confederacy

Civil War at Sea Topic Image, Crew members of the USS Pawnee
12/04/1861
The U.S.S. Hartford returned to Philadelphia from serving as flagship of the East India Squadron.  The Hartford had sailed from Java in August 1861, having been ordered home to refit for Civil War action.  On arrival, three of her lieutenants, W.F. Glassel, A.M. Dubree, and Julian Myers, along with Lieutenant D.A. Forrest of the U.S.S. John Adams, which had remained on station, were taken ashore and imprisoned at Fort Warren for refusing to swear allegiance to the United States.  Three were from Virginia and the other from Georgia.  (By John Osborne)  
Source Citation: 
J.Thomas Scharf and Thompson Wescott, History of Philadelphia 1609-1884, in three volumes (Philadelphia, PA: L.H. Everts & Co., 1884), II: 789. 

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