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Interim 1865 - 1870 - U.S. Navy

James Carey

Details
  • Rank: Seaman
  • Conflict/Era: Interim 1865 - 1870
  • Unit/Command:
    U.S.S. Huron
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Navy
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: 1867
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: near Rio de Janeiro
Citation
Seaman on board the U.S.S. Huron, for saving three shipmates from drowning.
Medal of Honor Recipient James Carey
Medal of Honor Recipient James Carey
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: New York
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Born: 1844, Ireland
  • Died: September 18, 1913, Brooklyn, NY, United States
  • Buried: Holy Cross Cemetery (Section plots - Range 7 - Grave 8), Brooklyn, NY, United States
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