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

Charles B Woram

  • 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
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

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