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John S. Hickman
Birth: Mar. 2, 1837
Death: Dec. 24, 1904

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Second Class Fireman in the Union Navy. His citation reads "Served on board the USS Richmond in the attack on Port Hudson,(LA) 14 March 1863. Damaged by a 6-inch solid rifle shot which shattered the starboards safety-valve chamber and also damaged the port safety valve, the fireroom of the USS Richmond immediately became filled with steam to place it in an extremely critical condition. Acting courageously in this crisis, Hickman persisted in penetrating the steam-filled room in order to haul the hot fires of the furnaces and continued this action until the gravity of the situation had been lessened."  (bio by: Don Morfe) 
Calvary Cemetery
Blair County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: Section E, Lot 32
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Don Morfe
Record added: Feb 26, 2003
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John S. Hickman
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Thank you sir for your gallant service to our country during our American Civil War. Rest in peace, sir.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: Mar. 2, 2016

- R I P
 Added: Dec. 24, 2014

- James Snow
 Added: Dec. 24, 2014
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