The President of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
Rank and Organization: Fireman First Class, U.S. Navy. Born: 29 December
1857, Sumerland, England. Accredited To: Pennsylvania. G.O. No.: 167, 27
On board the U.S.S. Vixen on the night of 28 May 1898. Following the explosion of the
lower front manhole gasket of boiler A of the vessel, Johnson displayed great coolness and
self-possession in entering the fireroom.
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