of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
Rank and Organization: Coxswain, U.S. Navy. Born: 1836, Scotland. Accredited
To: New York. G.O. No.: 45, 31 December 1864.
Served as coxswain on board the U.S.S. Monticello during the reconnaissance of the
harbor and water defenses of Wilmington, N.C., 23 to 25 June 1864. Taking part in a
reconnaissance of enemy defenses which lasted 2 days and nights, Warren courageously
carried out his duties during this action which resulted in the capture of a mail carrier
and mail, the cutting of a telegraph wire, and the capture of a large group of prisoners.
Although in immediate danger from the enemy, Warren showed gallantry and coolness
throughout this action which resulted in the gaining of much vital information of the
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