of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
Rank and Organization: Landsman, U.S. Navy. Born: 1844, Ireland. Accredited
To: New York. G.O. No.: 45, 31 December 1864.
As a landsman on board the U.S.S. Lackawanna, Dougherty acted gallantly without orders
when the powder box at his gun was disabled under the heavy enemy fire, and maintained a
supply of powder throughout the prolonged action. Dougherty also aided in the attacks on
Fort Morgan and in the capture of the prize ram Tennessee.
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