James Martin (Died 1895)

Sergeant, United States Marine Corps, on board of the U. S. S. Richmond, Mobile Bay, August 5, 1864; commended for coolness and good conduct as captain of a gun in the action in Mobile Bay, on the morning and forenoon of August 5, 1864; was in the actions with Forts Jackson and St. Philip, the Chalmettes, the rebel ironclads and gunboats below New Orleans, Vicksburg, Port Hudson, and present at the surrender of New Orleans, on board of the Richmond. (G. O. 45, Dec. 31, 1864.)

Plot:  Naval 2, Row 24, Grave 19, Yeadon, PA  GPS: 39.93661* N, 075.24045* W

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