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James W. Verney
Birth: Jan. 17, 1834
Death: Nov. 29, 1902

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served in the Union Navy. His citation reads "Served as chief quartermaster on board the USS Pontoosuc during the capture of Fort Fisher and Wilmington, 24 December 1864 to 22 February 1865. Carrying out his duties faithfully throughout this period, Verney was recommended for gallantry and skill and for his cool courage while under fire of the enemy throughout these variouis actions."  (bio by: Don Morfe) 
 
Burial:
Cedar Grove Cemetery
Dorchester
Suffolk County
Massachusetts, USA
Plot: Oak Hill Section, Lot 150
 
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Originally Created by: Don Morfe
Record added: Dec 03, 2003
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James W. Verney
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