23 December 2007

Medal of Honor: J. Dougherty


Private, US Marine Corps; USS Carondelet

Born: 16 November 1839, Langhash, Ireland

Citation: On board the U.S.S. Carondelet in various actions of that vessel [in Korea, June, 1871]. Wounded several times, Dougherty invariably returned to duty, presenting an example of constancy and devotion to the flag.

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