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Cyrus Hayden

Medal of Honor

Date(s) of action: June 11, 1871
The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Carpenter Cyrus Hayden, United States Navy, for extraordinary heroism in action on board the U.S.S. Colorado during the attack and capture of the Korean forts, 11 June 1871.…
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Michael McNamara

Medal of Honor

Date(s) of action: June 11, 1871
The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private Michael McNamara, United States Marine Corps, for extraordinary heroism in action on board the U.S.S. Benecia during the capture of the Korean forts, 11 June 1871. Advancing…
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James Dougherty

Medal of Honor

Date(s) of action: June 11, 1871
The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private James Dougherty, United States Marine Corps, for extraordinary heroism in action on board the U.S.S. Benicia during the attack on the Korean forts, 10 and 11 June…
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Alexander McKenzie

Medal of Honor

Date(s) of action: June 11, 1871
The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Boatswain's Mate Alexander McKenzie, United States Navy, for extraordinary heroism in action on board the U.S.S. Colorado during the capture of the Korean forts, 11 June 1871. Fighting…
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Frederick H. Franklin

Medal of Honor

Date(s) of action: June 11, 1871
The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Quartermaster Frederick H. Franklin, United States Navy, for extraordinary heroism in action on board the U.S.S. Colorado during the attack and capture of the Korean forts on 11…
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Charles Brown

Medal of Honor

Date(s) of action: June 11, 1871
The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Corporal Charles Brown, United States Marine Corps, for extraordinary heroism in action on board the U.S.S. Colorado in action against a Korean fort on 11 June 1871. Corporal…
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John Coleman

Medal of Honor

Date(s) of action: June 11, 1871
The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private John Coleman, United States Marine Corps, for extraordinary heroism in action on board the U.S.S. Colorado in action at Korea on 11 June 1871. Fighting hand-to-hand with…
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Samuel F. Rogers

Medal of Honor

Date(s) of action: June 11, 1871
The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Quartermaster Samuel F. Rogers, United States Navy, for extraordinary heroism in action on board the U.S.S. Colorado during the attack and capture of the Korean forts, 11 June…
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William Troy

Medal of Honor

Date(s) of action: June 11, 1871
The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Ordinary Seaman William Troy, United States Navy, for extraordinary heroism in action on board the U.S.S. Colorado during the capture of the Korean forts, 11 June 1871. Fighting…
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Hugh Purvis

Medal of Honor

Date(s) of action: June 11, 1871
The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private Hugh Purvis, United States Marine Corps, for extraordinary heroism in action on board the U.S.S. Alaska during the attack on and capture of the Korean forts, 11…
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Michael Owens

Medal of Honor

Date(s) of action: June 11, 1871
The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private Michael Owens, United States Marine Corps, for extraordinary heroism in action on board the U.S.S. Colorado during the capture of Korean forts, 11 June 1871. Fighting courageously…
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Patrick Henry Grace

Medal of Honor

Date(s) of action: June 10 & 11, 1871
The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Chief Quartermaster Patrick Henry Grace, United States Navy, for extraordinary heroism in action on board the U.S.S. Benicia during the attack on the Korean forts, 10 and 11…
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William F. Lukes

Medal of Honor

Date(s) of action: June 09 & 10, 1871
The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Landsman William F. Lukes, United States Navy, for extraordinary heroism in action while serving with Company D, attached to the U.S.S. Colorado, during the capture of the Korean…
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John Andrews

Medal of Honor

Date(s) of action: June 09 & 10, 1871
The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Ordinary Seaman John Andrews, United States Navy, for extraordinary heroism in action on board the U.S.S. Benicia in action against Korean forts on 9 and 10 June 1871.…
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James F. Merton

Medal of Honor

Date(s) of action: June 9 & 10, 1871
The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Landsman James F. Merton, United States Navy, for extraordinary heroism in action while serving as Landsman and member of Company D, attached to the U.S.S. Colorado, during the…
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