Landsman Daniel Noble (US Navy) received his Medal of Honor for his actions on August 5, 1864, on board the U.S.S. Metacomet. His citation reads:
As landsman on board the U.S.S. Metacomet, Noble served among the boat's crew which went to the rescue of the U.S. Monitor Tecumseh when that vessel was struck by a torpedo in passing enemy forts in Mobile Bay, 5 August 1864. Noble braved the enemy fire which was said by the admiral to be "one of the most galling" he had ever seen and aided in rescuing from death 10 of the crew of the Tecumseh, thereby eliciting the admiration of both friend and foe.
Seaman Joseph B. Noil (US Navy) received his Medal of Honor for his actions on December 26, 1872, on board the U.S.S. Powhatan. His citation reads:
Serving on board the U.S.S. Powhatan at Norfolk, 26 December 1872, Noil saved Boatswain J. C. Walton from drowning.
Sergeant John J. Nolan (US Army) received his Medal of Honor for his actions on October 27, 1862, at Georgia Landing, Louisiana. His citation reads:
Although prostrated by a cannon shot, refused to give up the flag which he was carrying as color bearer of his regiment and continued to carry it at the head of the regiment throughout the engagement.
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