moh_navy_orig.gif (5895 bytes)

The President of the United States
in the name of
The Congress
takes pleasure in presenting the

Medal of Honor




Rank and organization: Seaman, U.S. Navy. Born: 1838, Massachusetts. Accredited to: Massachusetts. G.O. No.: 71, 15 January 1866.


While coaling ship in the harbor of Cape Haiten, one of the crew of the Rhode Island fell overboard, and, after catching a rope, had been forced by exhaustion, to relinquish his hold. Although the sea was running high at the time, Stacy, at the peril of his life, jumped overboard, secured the rope around his shipmate, and thus saved him from drowning.


Back to MOH Display
bn_nav1_wall.jpg (3133 bytes)

This page hosted by geolinkeagle.jpg (5486 bytes)Get your own Free Homepage