George Dewey was made Admiral of the US Navy on March 24, 1899. He is best known for his victory at the Battle of Manila Bay during the Spanish-American War. Read more: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Dewey
Admiral George Dewey. When Dewey was fifteen years old he went to the Norwich Military School. The school, better known as Norwich University, had been founded by Alden Partridge and aimed at giving cadets a well-rounded military education. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Dewey
Commodore George Dewey during the Spanish-American war. He returned to America to a hero's welcome, and by act of Congress was promoted to the special rank of Admiral of the Navy in 1903 with his date of rank retroactive to 1899.
August 11, A number of blocks are named for Admiral George Dewey (1837-1917), celebrating his victory in a battle in the Spanish-American War in 1898. This block was named Dewey's Victory by Clara Stone (1906). Another name, Martha Washington Star comes from Farmer’s Wife in 1926. Lesser known names are Octagonal Star (Carlie Sexton) 1928 and Queen Victoria (Evangeline’s pattern column in St. John, New Brunswick Maritime Farmer, c.1920s and 1930s.
George Dewey (December 26, 1837 – January 16, 1917) He is best known for his victory at the Battle of Manila Bay during the Spanish-American War. He attended Norwich University from 1851 to 1854 transferring to the U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis, MD. He graduated from the Naval Academy in 1858.
Curious George: This video is great for demonstrating that students can find information books on the shelves by subject. It doesn't matter if your library is Dewey or Dewey-ditched this video is great!