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CMOHS.org - Quarter Gunner HOLT, GEORGE, U.S. Navy

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HOLT, GEORGE

Rank: Quarter Gunner
Organization: U.S. Navy
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Born: 1840, Kentucky
Departed: Yes
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G.O. Number: 180
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Accredited To: Kentucky
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HOLT, GEORGE Photo
 
Citation

On board the U.S.S. Plymouth, Hamburg Harbor, 3 July 1871. Jumping overboard at the imminent risk of his life, Holt, with a comrade, rescued from drowning one of a party who was thrown from a shore boat into a 4-knot, running tide while the boat was coming alongside the ship.