The President of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
Rank and Organization: Second Class Fireman,
U.S. Navy. Born: 1855, Philadelphia, Pa. Accredited to: Pennsylvania. G.O.
No.: 326, 18 October 1884.
On board the U.S.S. Alaska at Callao Bay, Peru, 14
September 1881. Following the rupture of the stop-valve chamber, Barrett courageously
hauled the fires from under the boiler of that vessel.
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