Colvocoresses, George M. (George Musalas), 1816-1872

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George Musalas Colvocoresses (1816-1872), was ransomed from the Turks after the Greek War of Independence and brought to America in 1821 where he attended Norwich Academy in Vermont. In 1832 he was appointed midshipman in the United States Navy and served on the Wilkes Expedition, 1838-1842, surveying Grays Habor under Eld and journeying overland from Oregon to California with Emmons. He served on the ships Porpoise, Peacock, Vincennes, and Oregon.

From the description of United States Exploring Expedition journals, 1840-1852. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702127428

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creatorOf Colvocoresses, George M. (George Musalas), 1816-1872. United States Exploring Expedition journals, 1840-1852. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Emmons, George F. (George Foster), 1811-1884. George Foster Emmons papers, 1849-1877. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Colvocoresses, George M. (George Musalas), 1816-1872. United States Exploring Expedition journals, 1840-1852. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
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associatedWith Colvocoresses, George M. (George Musalas), 1816-1872. person
associatedWith Emmons, George F. (George Foster), 1811-1884. person
associatedWith Oregon (Brig) corporateBody
associatedWith Peacock (Sloop of war : 1828-1841) corporateBody
associatedWith Porpoise (Brig) corporateBody
associatedWith United States Exploring Expedition (1838-1842) corporateBody
associatedWith Vincennes (Ship) corporateBody
associatedWith Wilkes, Charles, 1798-1877. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Grays Harbor (Wash.)
Northwest Coast of North America
Oceania
Oregon
United States
California
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Birth 1816-10-22

Death 1872-06-03

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