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Michael Ahem
Birth: unknown
Death: unknown

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served during the Civil War in the Union Navy as a Paymaster's Steward on board the "USS Kearsarge", entering the service in France. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery during the Kearsarge's encounter with and destruction of the Confederate raiding warship "CSS Alabama" off Cherbourg, France on June 19, 1864. His citation reads "Carrying out his duties courageously, PmS. Aheam exhibited marked coolness and good conduct and was highly recommended by his divisional officer for gallantry under enemy fire." His Medal was awarded to him on December 31, 1864. After the war and his discharge from the United States 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: Aug 07, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9282483


-Anonymous
 Added: May. 25, 2014
RIP Irish. You did your country proud.
- Rick Ervin
 Added: Mar. 16, 2014

- Anne Wyatt
 Added: Jan. 20, 2014
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