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Joseph W. Ludewig

Home of record: Washington District of Columbia


Legion of Merit

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Awarded for actions during the Civil War

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Captain Joseph W. Ludewig, United States Navy, was awarded the Legion of Merit for exceptionally meritorious conduct in the performance of outstanding services to the Government of the United States as ComDecRon 25, operating as part of the THIRD Fleet off Japan, on 31 July 1945.

General Orders: Bureau of Naval Personnel Information Bulletin No. 351 (June 1946)

Action Date: July 31, 1945

Service: Navy

Rank: Captain