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John Henry Dorman

  • Rank: Seaman
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    U.S.S. Carondelet
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Navy
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: May 22, 1863
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Fort Henry & Vicksburg, Tennessee & Mississippi, USA
Served on board the U.S.S. Carondelet in various actions of that vessel. Carrying out his duties courageously throughout the actions of the Carondelet, Dorman, although wounded several times, invariably returned to duty and constantly presented an example of devotion to the flag.
Medal of Honor Recipient John H. Dorman
Medal of Honor Recipient John H. Dorman
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Born: September 18, 1843, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, OH, United States
  • Died: May 29, 1921, Dayton, OH, United States
  • Buried: Spring Grove Cemetery (PM) (106-57), Cincinnati, OH, United States

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