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STEWART, JAMES

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Serving on board the U.S.S. Plymouth, Stewart jumped overboard in the harbor of Villefranche, France, 1 February 1872 and saved Midshipman Osterhaus from drowning.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Marine Corps Corporal (highest rank: Sergeant) U.S.S. Plymouth

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Interim 1872 Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania

Citation

Serving on board the U.S.S. Plymouth, Stewart jumped overboard in the harbor of Villefranche, France, 1 February 1872 and saved Midshipman Osterhaus from drowning.