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b. 1841 England. d. 28/07/1919 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 31/10/1864 Plymouth, North Carolina.

 

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. His true name was Frederick Hall. He entered the Union Navy at New York and he served as a Landsman. He reenlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps in 1881 under his true name.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Served on board the USS Tacony during the taking of Plymouth NC, 31 October 1864. Carrying out his duties faithfully during the capture of Plymouth, Graham distinguished himself by a display of coolness when he participated in landing and spiking a 9-inch gun while under a devastating fire from enemy musketry.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: ST PETER'S EPISCOPAL CHURCHYARD, PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA.

Plot: Section 10 D

Robert Graham

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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