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Interim 1871 - 1899 - U.S. Navy

John Costello

Details
  • Rank: Ordinary Seaman
  • Conflict/Era: Interim 1871 - 1899
  • Unit/Command:
    U.S.S. Hartford
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Navy
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: July 16, 1876
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Citation
On board the U.S.S. Hartford, Philadelphia, Pa., 16 July 1876. Showing gallantry, Costello rescued from drowning a landsman of that vessel.
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: New York
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Born: 1850, Rouses Point, Clinton County, NY, United States
  • Died: April 11, 1887, Chelsea, MA, United States
 

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