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HAM, MARK

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Served on board the U.S.S. Kearsarge when she destroyed the Alabama off Cherbourg, France, 19 June 1864. Performing his duties intelligently and faithfully, Ham distinguished himself in the face of the bitter enemy fire and was highly commended by his divisional officer.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Navy Carpenter's Mate U.S.S. Kearsarge

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1864 Portsmouth, Rockingham County, New Hampshire

Citation

Served on board the U.S.S. Kearsarge when she destroyed the Alabama off Cherbourg, France, 19 June 1864. Performing his duties intelligently and faithfully, Ham distinguished himself in the face of the bitter enemy fire and was highly commended by his divisional officer.