29 January 2012

Medal of Honor: F. Du Moulin


Apprentice, US Navy; USS Sabine

Born: 1850, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Died: unknown

Citation: On the 5th of September 1867, Du Moulin jumped overboard and saved from drowning Apprentice D'Orsay, who had fallen from the mizzen topmast rigging of the Sabine, in New London Harbor, and was rendered helpless by striking the mizzen rigging and boat davit in the fall.

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