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CMOHS.org - Chief Quartermaster VERNEY, JAMES W., U.S. Navy

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VERNEY, JAMES W.

Rank: Chief Quartermaster
Organization: U.S. Navy
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Born: 1834, Maine
Departed: Yes
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G.O. Number: 59
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Accredited To: Maine
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Citation

Served as chief quartermaster on board the U.S.S. Pontoosuc during the capture of Fort Fisher and Wilmington, 24 December 1864 to 22 February 1865. Carrying out his duties faithfully throughout this period, Verney was recommended for gallantry and skill and for his cool courage while under fire of the enemy throughout these various actions.