Warning: You are not logged in. Your IP address will be publicly visible if you make any edits. If you log in or create an account, your edits will be attributed to your username, along with other benefits. Anti-spam check. Do not fill this in!==Medal of Honor citation== Rank and organization: Seaman, U.S. Navy. Born: 1825, Scotland. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 71, January 15, 1866. '''Citation:''' <blockquote>Served on board the U.S.S. ''Metacomet''. As a member of the boat's crew which went to the rescue of the U.S. monitor ''Tecumseh'' when that vessel was struck by a torpedo in passing the enemy forts in Mobile Bay, 5 August 1864, S/man Avery braved the enemy fire which was said by the admiral [ [[David Farragut]] ] to be "one of the most galling" he had ever seen, and aided in rescuing from death 10 of the crew of the ''Tecumseh'', eliciting the admiration of both friend and foe.<ref name="citation"/></blockquote> Summary: Please note that all contributions to the Military Wiki are considered to be released under the CC-BY-SA Cancel Editing help (opens in new window) This page is a member of 1 hidden category: Category:Pages using duplicate arguments in template calls Retrieved from "https://military.wikia.org/wiki/James_Avery_(Medal_of_Honor)"