The President of the United States
in the name of The Congress
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
Rank and organization: Captain of the
Afterguard, U.S. Navy. Born: 1838, Denmark. Accredited to: Maryland. G.O.
No.: 77, 1 August 1866.
For heroic conduct with 2 comrades, in rescuing from
drowning James Rose and John Russell, seamen, of the U.S.S. Winooski, off Eastport, Maine,
10 May 1866.
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