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LANGHORNE, CARY

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For extraordinary heroism in battle, engagement of Vera Cruz, 22 April 1914. Surg. Langhorne carried a wounded man from the front of the Naval Academy while under heavy fire.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Navy Surgeon (highest rank: Commander)

Conflict

Year of honor

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Mexican Campaign 1914 Lynchburg, Lynchburg County, Virginia

Citation

For extraordinary heroism in battle, engagement of Vera Cruz, 22 April 1914. Surg. Langhorne carried a wounded man from the front of the Naval Academy while under heavy fire.