JAMES ARMSTRONG, PASSED MIDN, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

James Armstrong '47

Date of birth: July 5, 1828

Date of death: September 19, 1854

Age: 26

Lucky Bag

The Lucky Bag was first published in 1894.

Loss

James died on September 19, 1854 "after a long and painful illness."

He was born in, and appointed to the Naval Academy from, Maryland. He is buried in Norfolk, Virginia.

Career

From the Naval History and Heritage Command:

Midshipman, 9 September, 1841. Passed Midshipman, 10 August, 1847. Died 18 September, 1854.




Class of 1847

James is one of 31 members of the Class of 1847 in Memorial Hall.