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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

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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.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

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.

Section C, Lot 42

Cyrus Freeman Hayden

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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