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b. 1812 England.  d. 05/09/1899 ?

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 10-11/01/1863 USS Louisville.

 

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served in the Union Navy. His true name was William Talbot.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Served as captain of the forecastle on board the USS Louisville at the capture of the Arkansas post, 10 and 11 January 1863. Carrying out his duties as captain of a 9-inch gun, Talbott was conspicuous for ability and bravery throughout this engagement with the enemy.

 

BURIAL LOCATION:  MAPLE GROVE CEMETERY, BATH, MAINE.

Section 4 East, Lot 11, Grave 1E

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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William Talbott

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