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CMOHS.org - Seaman GARDNER, WILLIAM, U.S. Navy

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GARDNER, WILLIAM

Rank: Seaman
Organization: U.S. Navy
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Born: 1832, Ireland
Departed: Yes
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G.O. Number: 45
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Accredited To: New York
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GARDNER, WILLIAM Photo
 
Citation

As seaman on board the U.S.S. Calena in the engagement at Mobile Bay, 5 August 1864. Serving gallantly during this fierce battle which resulted in the capture of the rebel ram Tennessee and the damaging of Fort Morgan. Gardner behaved with conspicuous coolness under the fire of the enemy.