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Joseph H. Decastro
Corporal, U.S. Army

Born:   Nov 14, 1844 at Boston, MA
Entered Service:   Boston, MA
Date/Place of Action:  Jul 03, 1863  Gettysburg, PA
Unit: Company I, 19th Massachusetts Infantry
Presentation:  Dec 01, 1864
Date of Death:   May 08, 1892    
Buried at:  Fairmount Cemetery - Newark, NJ

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John Ortega
Seaman, U.S. Navy

Born:   1840 in Spain
Entered Service:   Pennsylvania
Date/Place of Action:  Date Not Given  off the coast of Georgia
Unit: USS Saratoga
Presentation:  Dec 31, 1864
Date of Death:   Unknown    
Buried at:  Unknown

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Philip Bazar
Ordinary Seaman, U.S. Navy

Born: Chile (date unknown)
Entered Service:   New Bedford, MA
Date/Place of Action:  Jan 15, 1865 Fort Fisher, NC
Unit: USS Santiago de Cuba
Presentation:  Jun 22, 1865
Date of Death:   Unknown     
Buried at:  Unknown

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