Navy Medal of Honor: Interim Period 1871-1898

medal of honor badgesThese individuals earned the Navy Medal of Honor during the period specified. Their names are followed by their rank and rate, if known, the date of the action and the vessel or unit on which they served.

U.S. Navy Recipients
AHERN, WILLIAM, Watertender, U.S. Navy., USS Puritan, 1 July 1897
ANDERSON, WILLIAM, Coxswain, U.S. Navy., USS Powhatan, 28 June 1878
ATKINS, DANIEL, Ship's Cook, First Class, U.S. Navy., USS Cushing, 11 February 1898
AUER, JOHN F., Ordinary Seaman Apprentice, U.S. Navy., USS Lancaster, Marseille, France, 20 November 1883
BARRETT, EDWARD, Second Class Fireman, U.S. Navy., USS Alaska at Callao Bay, Peru, 14 September 1881
BELPITT, W. H., Captain of the Afterguard, U.S. Navy., USS Monocacy, Foochow, China, 7 October 1884
BENSON, JAMES, Seaman, U.S. Navy., USS Ossipee, 20 June 1872
BRADLEY, ALEXANDER, Landsman, U.S. Navy., USS Wachusett off Cowes, 7 August 1872
BUCHANAN, DAVID M., Apprentice, U.S. Navy., USS Saratoga off Battery, New York Harbor, 15 July 1879
CHANDRON, AUGUST, Seaman Apprentice, Second Class, U.S. Navy., USS Quinnebaug, Alexandria, Egypt, 21 November 1885
CONNOLLY, MICHAEL, Ordinary Seaman, U.S. Navy., USS Plymouth, Halifax Harbor, Nova Scotia, 7 August 1876
COREY, WILLIAM, Landsman, U.S. Navy., USS Plymouth, Navy Yard, New York, 26 July 1876
COSTELLO, JOHN, Ordinary Seaman, U.S. Navy., USS Hartford, Philadelphia, Pa., 16 July 1876
COURTNEY, HENRY C., Seaman, U.S. Navy., U.S. Training Ship Portsmouth, Washington Navy Yard, 7 February 1882.
CRAMEN, THOMAS, Boatswain's Mate, U.S. Navy., USS Portsmouth, Washington Navy Yard, 7 February 1882
CREELMAN, WILLIAM J., Landsman, U.S. Navy., USS Maine, February 1897
CUTTER, GEORGE W., Landsman, U.S. Navy., USS Powhatan, Norfolk, Va., 27 May 1872
DAVIS, JOHN, Ordinary Seaman, U.S. Navy., USS Trenton, Toulon, France, February 1881.
DAVIS, JOSEPH H., Landsman, U.S. Navy., U.S. Receiving Ship Dale, Norfolk, Va., 22 January 1886
DEMPSEY, JOHN, Seaman, U.S. Navy., USS Kearsarge at Shanghai, China, 23 January 1875
DENEEF, MICHAEL, Captain of the Top, U.S. Navy., USS Swatara at Para, Brazil, 1 December 1875
DENHAM, AUSTIN, Seaman, U.S. Navy., USS Kansas near Greytown, Nicaragua, 12 April 1872
EILERS, HENRY A., Gunner's Mate, U.S. Navy., USS Philadelphia, Baltimore, Md., 17 September 1892
ELMORE, WALTER, Landsman, U.S. Navy., USS Gettysburg, 1 October 1878
ENRIGHT, JOHN, Landsman, U.S. Navy., USS Ranger off Ensenada, Mexico, 18 January 1886
EVERETTS, JOHN, Gunner's Mate, Third Class, U.S. Navy, USS Cushing, 11 February 1898
FASSEUR, ISAAC L., Ordinary Seaman, U.S. Navy., USS Lackawanna, Callao, Peru, 13 June 1884
FLANNAGAN, JOHN, Boatswain's Mate, U.S. Navy., USS Supply, 26 October 1878
FOWLER, CHRISTOPHER, Quartermaster, U.S. Navy., USS Fortune off Point Zapotitlan, Mexico, 11 May 1874
GIDDING, CHARLES, Seaman, U.S. Navy., USS Plymouth, Navy Yard, New York, 26 July 1876
GILLICK, MATTHEW, Boatswain's Mate, U.S. Navy., USS Lancaster, Marseille, France, 20 November 1883
HANDRAN, JOHN, Seaman, U.S. Navy., USS Franklin at Lisbon, Portugal, 9 January 1876
HARRINGTON, DAVID, First Class Fireman, U.S. Navy., USS Tallapoosa, 21 August 1884
HAYDEN, JOHN, Apprentice, U.S. Navy., U.S. Training Ship Saratoga, New York Harbor, 15 July 1879
HILL, GEORGE, Chief Quarter Gunner, U.S. Navy., USS Kansas, Greytown, Nicaragua, 12 April 1872
HILL, WILLIAM L., Captain of the Top, U.S. Navy., U.S. Training Ship Minnesota at Newport, R.I., 22 June 1881
HOLT, GEORGE, Quarter Gunner, U.S. Navy., USS Plymouth, Hamburg Harbor, 3 July 1871
HORTON, JAMES, Captain of the Top, U.S. Navy., USS Constitution, 13 February 1879
JOHNSON, JOHN, Seaman, U.S. Navy., USS Kansas near Greytown, Nicaragua 12 April 1872
JOHNSON, WILLIAM, Cooper, U.S. Navy., USS Adams, Navy Yard, Mare Island, Calif., 14 November 1879
KERSEY, THOMAS, Ordinary Seaman, U.S. Navy., USS Plymouth, Navy Yard, New York, 26 July 1876
KING, HUGH, Ordinary Seaman, U.S. Navy., USS Iroquois, Delaware River, 7 September 1871
KYLE, PATRICK J., Landsman, U.S. Navy., USS Quinnebaug, Port Mahon, Minorca, 13 March 1879
LAKIN, THOMAS, Seaman, U.S. Navy., USS Narragansett, Navy Yard, Mare Island, Calif., November 1874
LAVERTY, JOHN, First Class Fireman, U.S. Navy., USS Alaska at, Callao Bay, Peru, 14 September 1881
LEJEUNE, EMILE, Seaman, U.S. Navy., USS Plymouth, Port Royal, S.C., 6 June 1876
LOW, GEORGE, Seaman, U.S. Navy., USS Tennessee, New Orleans, La., 15 February 1881,
LUCY, JOHN, Second Class Boy, U.S. Navy., U.S. Training Ship Minnesota, New York, 9 July 1876
MADDIN, EDWARD, Ordinary Seaman, U.S. Navy., USS Franklin, Lisbon, Portugal, 9 January 1876
MAGEE, JOHN W., Second Class Fireman, U.S. Navy., USS Tallapoosa, 21 August 1884
MANNING, HENRY J., Quartermaster, U.S. Navy., U.S. Training Ship New Hampshire, off Newport, R.I., 4 January 1882
MATTHEWS, JOSEPH, Captain of the Top, U.S. Navy., USS Constitution, 13 February 1879
McCARTON, JOHN, Ship's Printer, U.S. Navy., U.S. Training Ship New Hampshire, near Newport, R.I, 4 January 1882
MILLER, HUGH, Boatswain's Mate, U.S. Navy., USS Quinnebaug, at Alexandria, Egypt, 21 November 1885
MILLMORE, JOHN, Ordinary Seaman, U.S. Navy., USS Essex, Monrovia, Liberia, 31 October 1877
MITCHELL, THOMAS, Landsman, U.S. Navy., USS Richmond, Shanghai, China, 17 November 1879
MOORE, FRANCIS, Boatswain's Mate, U.S. Navy., U.S. Training Ship Portsmouth, Washington Navy Yard, 23 January 1882
MOORE, PHILIP, Seaman, U.S. Navy., USS Trenton, Genoa, Italy, 21 September 1880
MORSE, WILLIAM, Seaman, U.S. Navy., USS Shenandoah, Rio de Janeiro Brazil, 19 September 1880
NOIL, JOSEPH B., Seaman, U.S. Navy., USS Powhatan, Norfolk, 26 December 1872
NORRIS, J. W., Landsman, U.S. Navy., USS Jamestown, New York Navy Yard, 20 December 1883
O'CONNER, JAMES F., Landsman, Engineer's Force, U.S. Navy., USS Jean Sands, Norfolk Navy Yard, 15 June 1880
OHMSEN, AUGUST, Master-at-Arms, U.S. Navy., USS Tallapoosa, 21 August 1884
O'NEAL, JOHN, Boatswain's Mate, U.S. Navy., USS Kansas, Greytown, Nicaragua, 12 April 1872
OSBORNE, JOHN, Seaman, U.S. Navy., USS Juniata, Philadelphia, Pa., 21 August 1876
OSEPINS, CHRISTIAN, Seaman, U.S. Navy., U.S. Tug Fortune, Hampton Roads, Va., 7 May 1882
PARKER, ALEXANDER, Boatswain's Mate, U.S. Navy., Navy Yard, Mare Island, Calif., 25 July 1876
PILE, RICHARD, Ordinary Seaman, U.S. Navy., USS Kansas, Greytown, Nicaragua, 12 April 1872
REGAN, PATRICK, Ordinary Seaman, U.S. Navy., USS Pensacola, Coquimbor, Chile, 30 July 1873
ROUNING, JOHANNES, Ordinary Seaman. U.S. Navy., U.S. Tug Fortune, Hampton Roads, Va., 7 May 1882
RUSSELL, JOHN, Seaman, U.S. Navy., USS Trenton, Genoa, Italy, 21 September 1880
RYAN, RICHARD, Ordinary Seaman, U.S. Navy., USS Hartford, 4 March 1876
SADLER, WILLIAM, Captain of the Top, U.S. Navy., USS Saratoga, off Coasters Harbor Island, R.I., 25 June 1881
SAPP, ISACC, Seaman, Engineer's Force, U.S. Navy., USS Shenandoah, Villefranche, 15 December 1871
SIMPSON, HENRY, First Class Fireman, U.S. Navy., USS Essex, Monrovia, Liberia, 31 October 1877
SMITH, JAMES, Seaman, U.S. Navy., USS Kansas, Greytown, Nicaragua, 12 April 1872
SMITH, JOHN, Seaman, U.S. Navy., USS Shenandoah, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 19 September 1880
SMITH, THOMAS, Seaman, U.S. Navy., USS Enterprise, off Para, Brazil, 1 October 1878
SULLIVAN, JAMES F., Boatswain's Mate, U.S. Navy., Training Ship New Hampshire, Newport, R.I., 21 April 1882
SWEENEY, ROBERT (First award), Ordinary Seaman, U.S. Navy., USS Kearsarge, Hampton Roads, Va., 26 October 1881
SWEENEY, ROBERT (Second award), Ordinary Seaman, U.S. Navy., USS Jamestown, Navy Yard New York, 20 December 1883
SWEENEY, WILLIAM, Landsman, Engineer's Force, U.S. Navy., USS Jean Sands, Navy Yard, Norfolk, Va., 15 June 1880
TAYLOR, RICHARD H., Quartermaster, U.S. Navy., USS Nipsic, Apia, Samoa, 16 March 1889
THAYER, JAMES, Ship's Corporal U.S. Navy., USS Constitution, Navy Yard, Norfolk, Va., 16 November 1879
THOMPSON, HENRY, Seaman, U.S. Navy, Mare Island, Calif., 27 June 1878
THORNTON, MICHAEL, Seaman, U.S. Navy., U.S. Tug Leyden, near Boston, Mass., 26 August 1881
TOBIN, PAUL, Landsman, U.S. Navy., USS Plymouth, Hamburg Harbor, 3 July 1871
TROUT, JAMES M., Second Class Fireman, U.S. Navy., USS Frolic, Montevideo, 20 April 1877
TROY, JEREMIAH, Chief Boatswain's Mate, U.S. Navy., U.S. Training Ship New Hampshire, Newport, R.I., 21 April 1882
TURVELIN, ALEXANDER HAURE, Seaman, U.S. Navy., USS Trenton, Toulon, France, February 1881
WEISBOGEL, ALBERT (First award), Captain of the Mizzen Top, U.S. Navy., USS Benicia, 11 January 1874.
WEISBOGEL, ALBERT (Second award), Captain of the Mizzen Top, U.S. Navy., USS Plymouth, 27 April 1876
WEISSEL, ADAM, Ship's Cook, U.S. Navy., U.S. Training Ship Minnesota, Newport, R.l., 26 August 1881
WILLIAMS, ANTONIO, Seaman, U.S. Navy., USS Huron, 24 November 1877
WILLIAMS, HENRY, Carpenter's Mate, U.S. Navy., USS Constitution, 13 February 1879
WILLIAMS, LOUIS (First award), Captain of the Hold, U.S. Navy., USS Lackawanna, Honolulu, T.H.,16 March 1883
WILLIAMS, LOUIS (Second award), Captain of the Hold, U.S. Navy., USS Lackawanna, Callao Peru, 13 June 1884
WILLIS, GEORGE, Coxswain, U.S. Navy., USS Tigress, off the coast of Greenland, 22 September 1873
WILSON, AUGUST, Boilermaker, U.S. Navy., USS Puritan, 1 July 1897

U.S. Marine Corps Recipients
MORRIS, JOHN, Corporal, U.S. Marine Corps., U.S. Flagship Lancaster, Villefranche, France, 25 December 1881
STEWART, JAMES A., Corporal, U.S. Marine Corps., USS Plymouth, Villefranche, France, 1 February 1872

14 April 1997

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