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CMOHS.org - Lieutenant STATON, ADOLPHUS, U.S. Navy

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STATON, ADOLPHUS

Rank: Lieutenant
Organization: U.S. Navy
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Born: 28 August 1879, Tarboro, N.C.
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At: North Carolina
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Place / Date: Vera Cruz, Mexico, 22 April 1914
 
 


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Citation

For distinguished conduct in battle, engagement of Vera Cruz, 22 April 1914; was eminent and conspicuous in command of his battalion. He exhibited courage and skill in leading his men through the action of the 22d and in the final occupation of the city.