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CMOHS.org - Ordinary Seaman TROY, WILLIAM, U.S. Navy

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TROY, WILLIAM

Rank: Ordinary Seaman
Organization: U.S. Navy
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Born: 1848, Boston, Mass.
Departed: Yes
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G.O. Number: 169
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Accredited To: Massachusetts
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Citation

On board the U.S.S. Colorado during the capture of the Korean forts, 11 June 1871. Fighting at the side of Lt. McKee, by whom he was especially commended, Troy was badly wounded by the enemy.