Record of the Medals of Honor Issued to the Bluejackets and Marines of the United States Navy, 1862-1910 (Google eBook)

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1910 - 98 pages
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Page 40 - Jones (captain of top) is recommended for coolness and good conduct as captain of a gun in the action in Mobile bay on the morning and forenoon of the fifth of August, 1864.
Page 54 - Madden remained steadfast at his post and performed his duties in the powder division throughout the furious action which resulted in the surrender of the prize rebel ram Tennessee and in the damaging and destruction of batteries at Fort Morgan.
Page 55 - Mobile Bay, August 5, 1864; commended for coolness and good conduct as captain of a gun in...
Page 61 - Served as boatswain's mate on board the USS Don, 1 May 1865. Engaged in picking up the crew of picket launch No. 6, which had swamped, Mullen, seeing an officer who was at that time no longer able to keep up and was below the surface of the water, jumped overboard and brought the officer to the boat, thereby rescuing him from drowning, which brave action entitled him to wear a bar on the medal he had already received at Mattox Creek...
Page 70 - When the crew of the gun to which he belonged was entirely broken up, owing to the number of its killed and wounded, he assisted in removing the latter below and then immediately returned and without any direction to do so took his place at the adjoining gun. where a vacancy existed, and continued to perform his duties there most faithfully for the remainder of the action.
Page 4 - ... mates, as they may be-best qualified, upon the recommendation of their commanding officer, approved by the flag officer and the Department. Upon such promotion they shall receive a gratuity of one hundred dollars and a medal of honor to be prepared by the Navy Department.
Page 13 - Chandler (cockswain) is recommended for coolness and good conduct in the action in Mobile bay on the morning and forenoon of the 5th of August, 1864. He deserves special notice for having come oft' the sick-list and going to and remaining at his quarters during the entire action.
Page 4 - That any enlisted man of the Navy or Marine Corps who shall have distinguished himself in battle or displayed extraordinary heroism in the line of his profession shall, upon recommendation of his commanding officer, approved by the flag officer and the Secretary of the Navy, receive a gratuity and medal of honor as provided for seamen in section fourteen hundred and seven of the Revised Statutes.
Page 51 - Marmora; was sent on shore with a crew to man a rifle howitzer which had been mounted on a field carriage and posted in the streets of Yazoo City during the rebel attack on that place, March 5, 1864.
Page 24 - He has been in the naval service six years; was on board the Brooklyn in the actions with Forts Jackson and St. Philip, and with the rebel ironclads and gunboats below New Orleans...

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