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The United States Navy Memorial

Navy Memorial Honoring the Men & Women of the Sea Services



Ship Designation: 
Date Lost: 
Friday, December 25, 1863
Battle on the Stono River
On December 25, 1863, USS Marblehead engaged a Confederate battery on John's Island on the Stono River in an intense duel. ... Quartermaster James Miller recieved the Medal of Honor as a result of his courageous conduct during this engagement. Confederate forces eventually withdrew.

Lost At Sea Log

Number of sailors in this log: 3

Namesort descending Service Branch
Captain Forecast Robert Brown USN
Ordinary Seaman Joseph Phillips USN
Ordinary Seaman Lorenzo Snow USN
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