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FOY, CHARLES

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Served on board the U.S.S. Rhode Island during the actions with Fort Fisher and the Federal Point batteries, 13 to 15 January 1865. Carrying out his duties courageously during the battle, Foy continued to be outstanding by his good conduct and faithful services throughout the engagement, which resulted in a heavy casualty list when an attempt was made to storm Fort Fisher.

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Service

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Division

U.S. Navy Signal Quartermaster U.S.S. Rhode Island

Conflict

Year of honor

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Civil War 1865 Portsmouth, Rockingham County, New Hampshire

Citation

Served on board the U.S.S. Rhode Island during the actions with Fort Fisher and the Federal Point batteries, 13 to 15 January 1865. Carrying out his duties courageously during the battle, Foy continued to be outstanding by his good conduct and faithful services throughout the engagement, which resulted in a heavy casualty list when an attempt was made to storm Fort Fisher.