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John Angling

  • Also Known As: Anglin, John
  • Rank: Cabin Boy (Highest Rank: Cabin Boy First Class)
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    U.S.S. Pontoosuc
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Navy
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: January 22, 1865
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Fort Fisher & Wilmington, North Carolina, USA
Served on board the U.S.S. Pontoosuc during the capture of Fort Fisher and Wilmington, 24 December 1864 to 22 January 1865. Carrying out his duties faithfully during this period, C.B. Angling was recommended for gallantry and skill and for his cool courage while under the fire of the enemy throughout these various actions.
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Portland, Cumberland County, Maine
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Born: October 6, 1850, Portland, Cumberland County, ME, United States
  • Died: September 6, 1905
  • Buried: Calvary Cemetery (MH) (H-13), Portland, ME, United States

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