"Eugene Henry Cozzens Leutze, son of Emanual Leutze, noted painter of American Revolutionary War scenes, was born in Düsseldorf, Prussia, 16 November 1847. Appointed to the U.S. Naval Academy by President Lincoln in 1863, he witnessed part of the Civil War on board blockade ship Monticello the following summer. His early career brought Leutze various surveying assignments, especially in Central America. A fine administrator, he was promoted to rear admiral in 1907 while Superintendent of the Naval Gun Factory and, from 1905 to 1910, Commandant of the Navy Yard, Washington, D.C. Admiral Leutze ended his active career as Commandant of both the 3rd Naval District and the New York Navy Yard on 6 June 1912. He died at Brooklyn Naval Hospital 1 September 1931.Leutze Park, at the Washington Navy Yard between the Naval Historical Center at Building 57 and Tingey House, the residence of the Chief of Naval Operations, is named for RAdm. Leutze"
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