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VERNEY, JAMES

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Seved as chief quartermaster on board the U.S.S. Pontoosuc during the capture of Fort Fisher and Wilmington, 24 December 1864 to 22 February 1865. Carrying out his duties faithfully throughout this period, Verney was recommended for gallantry and skill and for his cool courage while under fire of the enemy throughout these various actions.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Navy Chief Quartermaster U.S.S. Pontoosuc

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1864 Bath, Sagadahoc County, Maine

Citation

Seved as chief quartermaster on board the U.S.S. Pontoosuc during the capture of Fort Fisher and Wilmington, 24 December 1864 to 22 February 1865. Carrying out his duties faithfully throughout this period, Verney was recommended for gallantry and skill and for his cool courage while under fire of the enemy throughout these various actions.