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Navy Medal of Honor: Interim Period 1871-1898

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


U.S. Marine Corps Recipients
  1. MORRIS, JOHN, Corporal, U.S. Marine Corps., U.S. Flagship Lancaster, Villefranche, France, 25 December 1881
  2. STEWART, JAMES A., Corporal, U.S. Marine Corps., USS Plymouth, Villefranche, France, 1 February 1872
Published:Tue Nov 28 14:59:37 EST 2017