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ARTHER, MATTHEW

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Served on board the U.S.S. Carondelet at the reduction of Forts Henry and Donelson, 6 and 14 February 1862 and other actions. Carrying out his duties as signal quartermaster and captain of the rifled bow gun, S/Q.M. Arthur was conspicuous for valor and devotion, serving most faithfully, effectively and valiantly.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Navy Signal Quartermaster U.S.S. Carondelet

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1862 Scotland

Citation

Served on board the U.S.S. Carondelet at the reduction of Forts Henry and Donelson, 6 and 14 February 1862 and other actions. Carrying out his duties as signal quartermaster and captain of the rifled bow gun, S/Q.M. Arthur was conspicuous for valor and devotion, serving most faithfully, effectively and valiantly.