b. 1844 New Orleans, Louisiana. d. 23/04/1920 ?
DATE OF MOH ACTION: 21/08/1876 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Born in 1844 in New Orleans, Louisiana, Osborne joined the Navy from that state. By August 21, 1876, he was serving as a seaman on the USS Juniata. On that day, while Juniata was at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, he rescued a young shipmate from drowning. For this action, he was awarded the Medal of Honor three days later, on August 24.
Serving on board the U.S.S. Juniata, Osborne displayed gallant conduct in rescuing from drowning an enlisted boy of that vessel, at Philadelphia, Pa., 21 August 1876.
BURIAL LOCATION: ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY, ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA.
Section 17, Lot 19689
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