Source Information

Ancestry.com. U.S., Officers of the Continental and U.S. Navy and Marine Corps, 1775-1900 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2007.
Original data: Edward W. Callahan, ed. List of Officers of the Navy of the United States and the Marine Corps from 1775 to 1900. New York: L. R. Hamersly, 1901.

About U.S., Officers of the Continental and U.S. Navy and Marine Corps, 1775-1900

This database contains information extracted from List of Officers of the Navy of the United States and the Marine Corps from 1775 to 1900, edited by Edward W. Callahan and published in 1901. Information listed in this database includes:

  • Name of serviceman

  • Rank information – includes rank and date, shows rank progression of serviceman

  • Death date

  • Military branch – U.S. Navy Officers (1798-1900), U.S. Marine Corps Officers (1798-1900), Continental Navy Officers (1775-1785), Continental Marine Corps Officers (1775-1785)

This book is a great starting point for researching your military ancestors and is a good source for verifying military service.