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Thomas Hayes
Birth: 1840, USA
Death: May 24, 1914

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He entered the Union Navy in Rhode Island and served as a Coxswain. His citation reads "As captain of No. 1 gun on board the USS Richmond during action against rebel forts and gunboats and with the ram Tennessee in Mobile Bay, 5 August 1864. Cool and courageous at his station throughout the prolonged action, Hayes maintained fire from his gun on Fort Morgan and on ships of the Confederacy despite extremely heavy return fire." After his discharge from the Navy, he disappeared into history, and his subsequent life and final disposition remain unknown. (bio by: Don Morfe) 
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Originally Created by: Don Morfe
Record added: Dec 16, 2004
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