Master-at-Arms James Seanor (US Navy) received his Medal of Honor for his actions on August 5, 1864, on board the U.S. Ironclad Chickasaw. His citation reads:
Served as master-at-arms on board the U.S. Ironclad Chickasaw, Mobile Bay, 5 August 1864. Although his enlistment was up, Seanor volunteered for the battle of Mobile Bay, going on board the Chickasaw from the Vincennes where he carried out his duties gallantly throughout the engagement which resulted in the capture of the rebel ram Tennessee.
First Lieutenant Cyrus Sears (US Army) received his Medal of Honor for his actions on September 19, 1862, at Iuka, Mississippi. His citation reads:
Although severely wounded, fought his battery until the cannoneers and horses were nearly all killed or wounded.
Colonel Thomas O. Seaver (US Army) received his Medal of Honor for his actions on May 10, 1864, at Spotsylvania Courthouse, Virginia. His citation reads:
At the head of 3 regiments and under a most galling fire attacked and occupied the enemy's works.
Today we’d like to wish Mom a VERY HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!!!!!!!!!!! We hope she has a GREAT day! I was able to talk Maverick out of retirement to sing Happy Birthday to his Nana…