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Interim 1865 - 1870 - U.S. Navy

John Brown

Details
  • Rank: Captain of the Afterguard
  • Conflict/Era: Interim 1865 - 1870
  • Unit/Command:
    U.S.S. Winooski
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Navy
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: May 10, 1866
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: off Eastport, Maine, USA
Citation
For heroic conduct with two comrades, in rescuing from drowning James Rose and John Russell, seamen of the U.S.S. Winooski, off Eastport, Maine, 10 May 1866.
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Maryland
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Born: 1838, Denmark
  • Died:
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