of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
CARR, WILLIAM M.
Rank and Organization: Master-at-Arms, U.S. Navy. Birth: Baltimore, Md. G.O.
No.: 45, 31 December 1864.
On board the U.S.S. Richmond during action against rebel forts and gunboats and with
the ram Tennessee in Mobile Bay, 5 August 1864. Despite damage to his ship and the loss of
several men on board as enemy fire raked her decks, Carr performed his duties with skill
and courage throughout the prolonged battle which resulted in the surrender of the rebel
ram Tennessee and in the successful attacks carried out on Fort Morgan.
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