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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE

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b. 1842 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  d. ?

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 12/04/1872 Greytown, Nicuaragua.

 

On April 12, 1872, Davis was serving as a Seaman on the steamship USS Kansas near Greytown, Nicaragua, when an accident occurred. For his actions on that day, Seaman Johnson was awarded the Medal of Honor three months later, on July 9, 1872.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Johnson displayed great coolness and self-possession at the time Comdr. A. F. Crosman and others were drowned and, by extraordinary heroism and personal exertion, prevented greater loss of life.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: UNKNOWN.

John Johnson

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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