of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
Rank and Organization: Captain of the Top, U.S. Navy. Born: 1849, Malta. Accredited
to: Pennsylvania. G.O. No.: 326, 18 October 1884.
For courageous conduct in going over the stern of the U.S.S. Constitution at sea, 13
February 1879, during a heavy gale, and cutting the fastenings of the ship's rudder
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