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JOHNSON, JOHN

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Serving on board the U.S.S. Kansas, near Greytown, Nicaragua, 12 April 1872, Johnson displayed great coolness and self-possession at the time Comdr. A.F. Crosman and others were drowned and, by extraordinary heroism and personal exertion, prevented greater loss of life.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Navy Seaman U.S.S. Kansas

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Interim 1872 Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania

Citation

Serving on board the U.S.S. Kansas, near Greytown, Nicaragua, 12 April 1872, Johnson displayed great coolness and self-possession at the time Comdr. A.F. Crosman and others were drowned and, by extraordinary heroism and personal exertion, prevented greater loss of life.