Andrew Hull Foote
After engaging in suppression of the slave trade along the African coast in1849-51, from 1856-58, he commanded the Portsmouth off China and led a raid to capture four barrier forts south of Guangzhou that had fired on his ship in 1856. During the U.S. Civil War, Foote was in charge of Union naval operations on the upper Mississippi. In 1862 his gunboats assisted in the capture of Fort Henry And Fort Donelson and Island No. 10. Foote brought about abolition of the alcohol ration on naval ships in 1862.