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CMOHS.org - Carpenter HAYDEN, CYRUS, U.S. Navy

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HAYDEN, CYRUS

Rank: Carpenter
Organization: U.S. Navy
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Born: 1843, York, Maine
Departed: Yes
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G.O. Number: 169
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Accredited To: Maine
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HAYDEN, CYRUS Photo
 
Citation

On board the U.S.S. Colorado during the attack and capture of the Korean forts, 11 June 1871. Serving as color bearer of the battalion, Hayden planted his flag on the ramparts of the citadel and protected it under a heavy fire from the enemy.