of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
CONNOR, WILLIAM C.
Rank and Organization: Boatswain's Mate, U.S. Navy. Born: 1832,
Pennsylvania. Accredited To: Pennsylvania. G.O. No.: 45, 31 December 1864.
Served on board the U.S.S. Howquah on the occasion of the destruction of the blockade
runner Lynx, off Wilmington, 25 September 1864. Performing his duty faithfully under the
most trying circumstances, Connor stood firmly at his post in the midst of a crossfire
from the rebel shore batteries and our own vessels.
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