b. 09/1839 Corinna, Maine. d. 25/02/1912 Maine.
DATE OF MOH ACTION: 11/06/1871 Korea.
Korean Campaign 1871 Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He entered the US Navy in Maine and served as a Carpenter.
On board the USS Colorado during the attack and capture of the Korean forts, 11 June 1871. Serving as a color bearer of the battalion, Hayden planted his flag on the ramparts of the cidadel and protected it under a heavy fire from the enemy
BURIAL LOCATION: FAIRMOUNT CEMETERY, PRESQUE ISLE, MAINE.
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