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CMOHS.org - Captain of the Top HORTON, JAMES, U.S. Navy

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HORTON, JAMES

Rank: Captain of the Top
Organization: U.S. Navy
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Born: 1850, Boston, Mass.
Departed: Yes
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G.O. Number: 326
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Accredited To: Massachusetts
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HORTON, JAMES Photo
 
Citation

Serving on board the U.S.S. Constitution, at sea, 13 February 1879, Horton showed courageous conduct in going over the stern during a heavy gale and cutting the fastenings of the ship's rudder chains.