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Death carne to Henderson at the mature age of 76. Henderson had always given his best for the Marine Corps and was well recognized for his leadership and foresight. With his pass- but not before he had fired a shot which killed one of the Marines. Greene struck Brown with his sword and knocked him to the ground, which ing, the Marine Corps lost one of its greatest Commandants. Henderson was succeeded in office by Lieutenant Colonel John Harris, who next morning, Greene was ordered to prepare a storming party which was to be used against Brown's fortress.
Marine Activities At Home level of the Corps; and the skillful and diplomatic handling of Marine Corps matters with Commandant of the Marine Corps. During During the early part of 1900, the Secretary of the Navy, Jolìmi D Long, established the Elliott's tour, which lasted until 30 November 1910, he was confronted with the problem of maintaining Marines on board ships, because of a controversy with political antagonists and the opposition of some Navy officers. Throughout Elliott's term as Commandant, he worked hard at improving the efficiency and combat capability of the Corps.
Mr. Low arrived on the west coast of Korea during the latter part of May 1871 on board the flagship Colorado, along with four other ships of the Asiatic Fleet under the cornmand of Rear Admiral John Rodgers. Having anchored off the mouth of the Han River, and desiring to examine approaches to Seoul, Rodgers sent out a Navy surveying party on I June. The survey party, while working its way up the channel (Salee River), was fired upon by one of the five forts which protected the approach to the Han River.
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