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CMOHS.org - Signal Quartermaster ARTHER, MATTHEW, U.S. Navy

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ARTHER, MATTHEW

Rank: Signal Quartermaster
Organization: U.S. Navy
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Born: 1835, Scotland
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At: Boston, Mass.
G.O. Number: 17
Date of Issue: 07/10/1863
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Citation

Served on board the U.S.S. Carondelet at the reduction of Forts Henry and Donelson, 6 and 14 February 1862 and other actions. Carrying out his duties as signal quartermaster and captain of the rifled bow gun, S/Q.M. Arther was conspicuous for valor and devotion, serving most faithfully, effectively and valiantly.