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U.S. Civil War - U.S. Navy

Philip Bazaar

Details
  • Also Known As: Bazan, Philip
  • Rank: Ordinary Seaman
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    U.S.S. Santiago de Cuba
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Navy
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: January 15, 1865
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Fort Fisher, North Carolina, USA
Citation
On board the U.S.S. Santiago de Cuba during the assault on Fort Fisher on 15 January 1865. As one of a boat crew detailed to one of the generals onshore, O.S. Bazaar bravely entered the fort in the assault and accompanied his party in carrying dispatches at the height of the battle. He was one of six men who entered the fort in the assault from the fleet.
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: New Bedford, Bristol County, Massachusetts
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Born: , Chile
  • Died: November 28, 1943, New York City, NY, United States
  • Buried: Calvary Cemetery (buried as Bazan), New York City, NY, United States
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