Goldsborough, Louis

Goldsborough, Louis (Malesherbes)

(1805–77) naval officer; born in Washington, D.C. He commanded the Atlantic and North Atlantic blockading squadrons during the Civil War. In conjunction with General Burnside's troops, he captured Roanoke Island (1862).
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