of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
HATHAWAY, EDWARD W.
Rank and Organization: Seaman, U.S. Navy. Entered Service At: Plymouth,
Mass. Born: 9 July 1838, Plymouth, Mass.
On board the U.S.S. Sciota prior to the battle Vicksburg, on 28 June 1862. Struck by a
bullet which severed his left arm above the elbow, Hathaway displayed exceptional courage
as his ship sustained numerous damaging hits from stem to stern while proceeding down the
river to fight the battle of Vicksburg.
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