From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Edward Renshaw '47

Date of birth: unknown

Date of death: November 28, 1857

Age: unknown

Lucky Bag

The Lucky Bag was first published in 1894.

Life & Loss

Unable to find any details about Edward's life or loss, except that his death occurred on November 23, 1857 in Philadelphia. He was last stationed aboard either the sloop Cyane, with 20 guns, in the Home Squadron, or in the receiving ship Union, stationed in Philadelphia.

He was born in, and appointed to the Naval Academy from, New Jersey. He is buried in New York.


From the Naval History and Heritage Command:

Midshipman, 4 November, 1841. Passed Midshipman, 10 August, 1847. Master, 14 September, 1855. Lieutenant, 15 September, 1855. Died 23 November, 1857.

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Thomas Eaton '47 was aboard the steamer Corwin with Edward, per the Register of Commissioned and Warrant Officers of the United States Navy and Marine Corps of 1855.

Class of 1847

Edward is one of 31 members of the Class of 1847 on Virtual Memorial Hall.