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Martin Freeman
Birth: May 18, 1814
Death: Sep. 11, 1894
Pascagoula
Jackson County
Mississippi, USA

Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. As pilot of the flagship, U.S.S. Hartford, during action against Fort Morgan, rebel gunboats and the ram Tennessee, in Mobile Bay, 5 August 1864. With his ship under terrific enemy shellfire, Freeman calmly remained at his station in the maintop and skillfully piloted the ships into the bay. He rendered gallant service throughout the prolonged battle in which the rebel gunboats were captured or driven off, the prize ram Tennessee forced to surrender, and the fort successfully attacked.  
 
Note: PILOT US NAVY
 
Burial:
Greenwood Cemetery
Pascagoula
Jackson County
Mississippi, USA
GPS (lat/lon): 30.34978, -88.5514
 
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Originally Created by: Bobby
Record added: Jul 06, 2003
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Martin Freeman
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Martin Freeman
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