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Robert Jordan
Birth: 1826
New York
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA
Death: Dec. 20, 1881
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He entered the Union Navy at New York and served as a Coxswain. His citation reads "Attached to the USS Minnesota and temporarily serving on the USS Mount Washington, during action against the enemy in the Nansemond River, 14 April 1863. When the Mount Washington drifted against the bank following several successive hits which struck her boilers and stopped her engines, Jordan boarded the stricken vessel and, for six hours as fierce artillery and musketry continued to rake her decks, calmly assisted in manning a 12-pound howitzer which had been mounted on the open hurricane deck." (bio by: Don Morfe) 
 
Burial:
Mount Moriah Cemetery
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: Naval Plot, Section 2, Row 18, Site 4
 
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Originally Created by: Don Morfe
Record added: Apr 04, 2011
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