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LANN, JOHN

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As landsman on board the U.S.S. Magnolia, St. Marks, Fla., 5 and 6 March, Lann served with the Army in charge of the Navy howitzers during the attack on St. Marks and throughout this fierce engagement made remarkable efforts in assisting transport of the gun. His coolness and determination in standing by his gun while under fire of the enemy were a credit to the service to which he belonged.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Navy Landsman U.S.S. Magnolia

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1865 Rochester, Monroe County, New York

Citation

As landsman on board the U.S.S. Magnolia, St. Marks, Fla., 5 and 6 March, Lann served with the Army in charge of the Navy howitzers during the attack on St. Marks and throughout this fierce engagement made remarkable efforts in assisting transport of the gun. His coolness and determination in standing by his gun while under fire of the enemy were a credit to the service to which he belonged.