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HUSKEY, MICHAEL

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Fireman on board the U.S.S. Carondelet, Deer Creek Expedition, March 1863. Carrying out his duties gallantly, Huskey volunteered to aid in the rescue of the tug Ivy under the fire of the enemy, and set forth general meritorious conduct during this hazardous mission.

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Service

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Division

U.S. Navy Fireman (highest rank: Fireman First Class) U.S.S. Carondelet

Conflict

Year of honor

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Civil War 1863 Niagara County, New York

Citation

Fireman on board the U.S.S. Carondelet, Deer Creek Expedition, March 1863. Carrying out his duties gallantly, Huskey volunteered to aid in the rescue of the tug Ivy under the fire of the enemy, and set forth general meritorious conduct during this hazardous mission.