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The President of the United States
in the name of
The Congress
takes pleasure in presenting the

Medal of Honor

to

 

WEISSEL, ADAM

Rank and Organization: Ship's Cook, U.S. Navy. Born: 1854, Germany. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 326, 18 October 1884.

Citation:

For jumping overboard from the U.S. Training Ship Minnesota, at Newport, R.l., 26 August 1881, and sustaining until picked up by a boat from the ship, C. Lorenze, captain of the forecastle, who had fallen overboard.

 

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