of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
Rank and Organization: Paymaster's Steward, U.S. Navy. Enlisted In:
France. G.O. No.: 45, 31 December 1864.
Served on board the U.S.S. Kearsarge when she destroyed the Alabama off Cherbourg,
France, 19 June 1864. Carrying out his duties courageously, PmS. Aheam exhibited marked
coolness and good conduct and was highly recommended by his divisional officer for
gallantry under enemy fire.
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