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Cary Devall Langhorne

Date of birth: May 14, 1873
Date of death: April 25, 1948
Burial location: Arlington, Virginia
Place of Birth: Virginia, Lynchburg
Home of record: Lynchburg Virginia


Medal of Honor

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Awarded for actions during the Dominican Republic Occupation

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Surgeon Cary Devall Langhorne, United States Navy, for extraordinary heroism in battle during the engagement of Vera Cruz, Mexico, 22 April 1914. Surgeon Langhorne carried a wounded man from the front of the Naval Academy while under heavy fire.

General Orders: War Department, General Orders No. 177 (December 4, 1915)

Action Date: 22-Apr-14

Service: Navy

Rank: Surgeon