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HAYDEN, CYRUS

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On board the U.S.S. Colorado during the attack and capture of the Korean forts, 11 June 1871. Serving as color bearer of the battalion, Hayden planted his flag on the ramparts of the citadel and protected it under a heavy fire from the enemy.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Navy Carpenter U.S.S. Colorado

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Korean Campaign 1871 York, York County, Maine

Citation

On board the U.S.S. Colorado during the attack and capture of the Korean forts, 11 June 1871. Serving as color bearer of the battalion, Hayden planted his flag on the ramparts of the citadel and protected it under a heavy fire from the enemy.