of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
Rank and Organization: Seaman, U.S. Navy. Born: 1840, Spain. Accredited
To: Pennsylvania. G.O. No.: 45, 31 December 1864.
Served as seaman on board the U.S.S. Saratoga during actions of that vessel on 2
occasions. Carrying out his duties courageously during these actions, Ortega conducted
himself gallantly through both periods. Promoted to acting master's mate.
Citation Courtesy of www.HomeOfHeroes.com
Of Honor Special Sections
of the MOH
Each of the
individual citations in this section should be printable as a single, full page similar to
the one at right. If you have any problems getting a finished page like the one
shown, click on it to access our PRINT HELPS page.