The President of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
Rank and Organization: Seaman, U.S. Navy. Born:
1849, England. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 176, 9 July 1872.
On board the U.S.S. Kansas near Greytown, Nicaragua,
12 April 1872. Displaying great coolness and self-possession at the time Comdr. A. F.
Crosman and others were drowned, Denham, by heroism and personal exertion, prevented
greater loss of life.
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