Know Your Medal of Honor Recipients:
Ordinary Seaman John Millmore (US Navy) received his Medal of Honor for his actions on October 31, 1877, on board the U.S.S. Essex. His citation reads:
Serving on board the U.S.S. Essex, Millmore rescued from drowning John W. Powers, ordinary seaman, serving on the same vessel with him, at Monrovia, Liberia, 31 October 1877.
Captain/Assistant Adjutant General Albert L. Mills (US Army) received his Medal of Honor for his actions on July 1, 1898, near Santiago, Cuba. His citation reads:
Distinguished gallantry in encouraging those near him by his bravery and coolness after being shot through the head and entirely without sight.
Seaman Charles Mills (US Navy) received his Medal of Honor for his actions on January 15, 1865, on board the U.S.S. Minnesota. His citation reads:
On board the U.S.S. Minnesota, in action during the assault on Fort Fisher, 15 January 1865. Landing on the beach with the assaulting party from his ship, Mills charged up to the palisades and, when more than two_thirds of the men became seized with panic and retreated on the run, risked his life to remain with a wounded officer. With the enemy concentrating his fire on the group, he waited until after dark before assisting the wounded man from the field.
The I’m just sayin… Proverb of the Week
Listen to your father, who gave you life,
and do not despise your mother when she is old.
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