Captain of the Forecastle William Talbott (US Navy) received his Medal of Honor for his actions on January 10-11, 1863, on board the U.S.S. Louisville. His citation reads:
Served as captain of the forecastle on board the U.S.S. Louisville at the capture of the Arkansas post, 10 and 11 January 1863. Carrying out his duties as captain of a 9_inch gun, Talbott was conspicuous for ability and bravery throughout this engagement with the enemy.
Quarter Gunner James Tallentine (US Navy) received his Medal of Honor for his actions on October 31, 1864, on board the U.S.S. Tacony. His citation reads:
Served as quarter gunner on board the U.S.S. Tacony during the taking of Plymouth, N.C., 31 October 1864. Carrying out his duties faithfully during the capture of Plymouth, Tallentine distinguished himself by a display of coolness when he participated in landing and spiking a 9_inch gun while under devastating fire from enemy musketry. Tallentine later gave his life while courageously engaged in storming Fort Fisher, 15 January 1865.
Sergeant Edward R. Talley (US Army) received his Medal of Honor for his actions on October 7, 1918, near Ponchaux, France. His citation reads:
Undeterred by seeing several comrades killed in attempting to put a hostile machinegun nest out of action, Sgt. Talley attacked the position single-handed. Armed only with a rifle, he rushed the nest in the face of intense enemy fire, killed or wounded at least 6 of the crew, and silenced the gun. When the enemy attempted to bring forward another gun and ammunition he drove them back by effective fire from his rifle.
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I just wanted to take a minute today to wish my cousin Deeny a VERY HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!!!!!!!! We hope she has a GREAT day!
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