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Henry C. Courtney
Birth: 1856
Springfield
Sangamon County
Illinois, USA
Death: Apr. 9, 1887
Brooklyn
Kings County (Brooklyn)
New York, USA

Peacetime Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He entered the US Navy in Illinois and served as a Seaman. His citation reads "On board the U.S. training ship Portsmouth, Washington Navy Yard, 7 February 1882. Jumping overboard from that vessel, Courtney assisted in rescuing Charles Taliaferro, jack-of-the-dust, from drowning". (bio by: Don Morfe) 
 
Burial:
Cypress Hills Cemetery
Brooklyn
Kings County (Brooklyn)
New York, USA
Plot: Section 6, gravesite 12222
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Don Morfe
Record added: Mar 28, 2010
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Henry C. Courtney
Added by: Don Morfe
 
Henry C. Courtney
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Cemetery of burial for Medal of Honor recipient Seaman Henry C. Courtney located by the research assistance of Karl D. Jensen aka Grand Army of the Republic.
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 Added: Aug. 6, 2016

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