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John P. Erickson
Birth: 1826
London
City of London
Greater London, England
Death: Aug. 2, 1907
Brooklyn
Kings County (Brooklyn)
New York, USA

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Captain of the Forecastle in the Union Navy. His citation reads "Served on board the USS Pontoosuc during the capture of Fort Fisher and Wilmington, 24 December 1864 to 22 February 1865. Carrying out his duties faithfully throughout this period, Erickson was so severely wounded in the assault upon Fort Fisher that he was sent to the hospital at Portsmouth, Va. Erickson was recommended for his gallantry, skill, and coolness in action while under the fire of the enemy." (bio by: Don Morfe) 
 
Burial:
Green-Wood Cemetery
Brooklyn
Kings County (Brooklyn)
New York, USA
Plot: Section 15/16, Lot 17263
 
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Originally Created by: Don Morfe
Record added: Dec 03, 2003
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John P. Erickson
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John P. Erickson
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- Darlene T.
 Added: Mar. 9, 2017

- Wagon Master
 Added: Feb. 20, 2017
Thank you for your service to our country. Rest in peace, sir, for you are remembered.
- Solitarieone
 Added: Nov. 13, 2016
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