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CMOHS.org - Quartermaster HAND, ALLEXANDER, U.S. Navy

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HAND, ALLEXANDER

Rank: Quartermaster
Organization: U.S. Navy
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Born: 1836, Delaware
Departed: Yes
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G.O. Number: 11
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Accredited To: Delaware
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Citation

Served on board the U.S.S. Ceres in the fight near Hamilton, Roanoke River, 9 July 1862. Fired on by the enemy with small arms, Hand courageously returned the raking enemy fire and was spoken of for "good conduct and cool bravery under enemy fire," by the commanding officer.