Read more and hear from Medal of Honor Recipient Tom Hudner, himself, in the Society’s Medal of Honor Recipients Database, Blog and Video Library HERE.

Congressional Medal of Honor Society

Stories of Sacrifice

or
  • Filter Recipient Database here
    • Service Branch
    • Conflict / Era
    • Additional Filters
      -  
    or

U.S. Civil War - U.S. Navy

Charles B Woram

Details
  • Rank: Seaman (Highest Rank: Landsman)
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    U.S.S. Oneida
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Navy
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: August 5, 1864
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Mobile Bay, Alabama, USA
Citation
Served on board the U.S.S. Oneida in the engagement at Moblie Bay, 5 August 1864. Acting as an aid to the executive officer, Woram carried orders intelligently and correctly, distinguishing himself by his cool courage throughout the battle which resulted in the capture of the rebel ram Tennessee and the damaging of Fort Morgan.
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: New York, New York
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Born: March 29, 1845, New York, NY, United States
  • Died: November 1, 1897, New York, NY, United States
  • Buried: Woodlawn Cemetery (95-23), Bronx, NY, United States
 

Questions? For More Information Contact Us!