of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
FOY, CHARLES H.
Rank and Organization: Signal Quartermaster, U.S. Navy. Birth:
Portsmouth, N.H. Accredited To: New Hampshire. G.O. No.: 59, 22 June 1865.
Served on board the U.S.S. Rhode Island during the action with Fort Fisher and the
Federal Point batteries, 13 to 15 January 1865. Carrying out his duties courageously
during the battle, Foy continued to be outstanding by his good conduct and faithful
services throughout this engagement which resulted in a heavy casualty list when an
attempt was made to storm Fort Fisher.
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