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Korean Campaign 1871 - U.S. Marine Corps

James Dougherty

Details
  • Rank: Private
  • Conflict/Era: Korean Campaign 1871
  • Unit/Command:
    U.S.S. Benicia
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Marine Corps
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: June 11, 1871
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Korean Forts, Korea
Citation
On board the U.S.S. Benicia in various actions of that vessel. Wounded several times, Dougherty invariably returned to duty, presenting an example of constancy and devotion to the flag.
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Pennsylvania
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Born: November 16, 1839, Langhash, Ireland
  • Died: November 25, 1897
  • Buried: Cypress Hills National Cemetery (MH) (6-12374), Brooklyn, NY, United States
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