Record of the Medals of Honor Issued to the Bluejackets and Marines of the United States Navy, 1862-1910 (Google eBook)
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1910 - 98 pages
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acting master's mate action in Mobile actions with Forts battle of Peking board the U. S. S. boat boat's crew Boatswain's mate boiler bravery and coolness cables leading commended for coolness conduct as captain coolness while cutting Coxswain on board cutting the cables December 24 distinguished conduct engagement in Mobile extraordinary bravery Fisher forenoon of August Fort Fisher Forts Jackson gallant conduct Gunner's mate heavy fire Jackson and St JAMES January 15 JOHN Joined the Richmond jumping overboard Landsman on board leading from Cienfuegos Marine Corps marines on board mate on board Mobile Bay morning and forenoon Ordinary seaman Orleans Philip Port Hudson presence Promoted to acting Quartermaster on board rebel ironclads rescuing from drowning Santiago de Cuba Seaman on board serving on board U. S. S. Brooklyn U. S. S. Kearsarge U. S. S. Marblehead U. S. S. Nashville U. S. S. Richmond United States Marine United States Navy WILLIAM wounded
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 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.