Hiram Paulding (December 11, 1797 – October 20, 1878) was a Rear Admiral in the United States Navy, who served from the War of 1812 until after the Civil War.
Benson John Lossing, ed. Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (vol. 7) (New York, NY: Harper and Brothers, 1912)
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