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We have a Veteran in the Old Newton Burial, Newton, NJ, who was with Stephen Decatur on Feb. 16, 1804, when they re-captured and destroyed the frigate "Philadelphia" to save it from being used against the United States.....Thomas Oakley Anderson...he was promoted following this event as well.

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