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SEANOR, JAMES

Rank: Master-at-Arms
Organization: U.S. Navy
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Born: 1833, Boston, Mass.
Departed: Yes
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G.O. Number: 45
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Accredited To: New York
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Citation

Served as master-at-arms on board the U.S. Ironclad Chickasaw, Mobile Bay, 5 August 1864. Although his enlistment was up, Seanor volunteered for the battle of Mobile Bay, going on board the Chickasaw from the Vincennes where he carried out his duties gallantly throughout the engagement which resulted in the capture of the rebel ram Tennessee.