Know Your Medal of Honor Recipients:
Private Henry A. Thompson (US Marine Corps) 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 the assault on Fort Fisher, 15 January 1865. Landing on the beach with the assaulting party from his ship, Private Thompson advanced partly through a breach in the palisades and nearer to the fort than any man from his ship despite enemy fire which killed or wounded many officers and men. When more than two_thirds of the men became seized with panic and retreated on the run, he remained with the party until dark, when it came safely away, bringing its wounded, its arms and its colors.
Seaman Henry Thompson (US Navy) received his Medal of Honor for his actions on June 27, 1878, at Mare Island, California. His citation reads:
For rescuing a man from drowning at Mare Island, Calif., 27 June 1878.
Private James Thompson (US Army) received his Medal of Honor for his actions on April 1, 1865, at White Oak Road, Virginia. His citation reads:
Made a hazardous reconnaissance through timber and slashings, preceding the Union line of battle, signaling the troops and leading them through the obstructions.
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There is a story about his birth that I will try to share with you tomorrow… but for now let’s get to our anniversary stuff.
We at I’m just sayin… would like to wish all of our readers a very Happy 6th Anniversary! We have had another great year and we look forward to having an even better 7th year.
I would like to point out again that we’ve managed to hang on to our Medal of Honor segment, keeping it the longest running segment on any blog that I read. Now let’s look at some stats for the blog.
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Know Your Medal of Honor Recipients
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Hate what is evil...
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Happy Birthday Jenn!!!!!! (better known for my story of Uncle George's immigration)
My Funeral....Let’s set a record!
The Empire…err…Hospital Strikes Back
Now it is official
I will now solve all racial problems!!!!! (You’re welcome)…
I am not sure what my countdown will be next May. It might be time to update some of my past countdowns. I might take suggestions (though I might not use them). We’ll have to wait and see. Until then, don’t forget to donate to my Walk to End Alzheimer’s!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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