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Re: PEASE, Joachim
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Joachim Pease

Personal Information
Place of Birth - Togo Island
Age - 20
Complexion - Negro
Occupation -
Height - 5'6"

Naval Service
Place of Enlistment - New Bedford
Date of Enlistment - January 13, 1862
Term of Enlistment - 3
Rating - Ordinary Seaman

SOURCE: Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System

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Pease, Joachim. Rank and Organization: Seaman, U.S. Navy

Accredited to: New York
Birth: Long Island, New York
Citation: Served as seaman on board the USS Kearsarge when she destroyed the Alabama off Cherbourg, France, 19 June 1864. Acting as loader on the No.2 gun during this bitter engagement, Pease exhibited marked coolness and good conduct and was highly recommended by the divisional officers for gallantry under fire.

[As listed in "Medal of Honor Recipients 1863-1978," Prepared by the Committee on Veteran's Affairs, United States Senate, February 14, 1979, Government Printing Office 1979_ 96th Congress, 1st Session, Senate Committee Print No. 3.]

REFERENCE: Gladstone, William A. MEN OF COLOR. Gettysburg: Thomas Publications, 1993.

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