Major Gen. Brown, Niagara and Stephen Decatur Jr. Milk Jug
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- Major General Zac Brown was in charge of the crew of the Niagara during the Battle of Lake Erie. Stephen Decatur Jr. was also an American Naval Hero from the War of 1812. During the War he was assigned to the U.S. Naval Ship the "United States" Decatur was the youngest man to reach the rank of captain in the history of the United States Navy, and the first American celebrated as a national military hero who had not played a role in the American Revolution.
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