of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
Rank and Organization: Coxswain, U.S. Navy. Born: 1833, Ireland. Accredited
To: New York. G.O. No.: 59, 22 June 1865.
As coxswain on board the U.S.S. Hendrick Hudson, St. Marks, Fla., 5 and 6 March 1865.
Serving with the army in charge of Navy howitzers during the attack on St. Marks and
throughout the fierce engagement, Schutt made remarkable efforts in assisting transport of
the gun, and his coolness and determination in courageously remaining by his gun while
under the heavy fire of the enemy were a credit to the service to which he belonged.
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