of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
LANN, JOHN S.
Rank and Organization: Landsman, U.S. Navy. Born: 1842 Rochester, N.Y. Accredited
To: New York. G.O. No.: 59, 22 June 1865.
As landsman on board the U.S.S. Magnolia, St. Marks, Fla., 5 and 6 March, Lann served
with the Army in charge of Navy howitzers during the attack on St. Marks and throughout
this fierce engagement made remarkable efforts in ass1sting transport of the gun. His
coolness and determination in standing by his gun while under the fire of the enemy were a
credit to the service to which he belonged.
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