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David L. Bass
Birth: Feb. 3, 1842
Hope Falls
Hamilton County
New York, USA
Death: Oct. 15, 1886
Little Falls
Herkimer County
New York, USA

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served in the Union Navy during the Civil War as a Seaman on board the warship "USS Minnsota". He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery during the combined Army-Navy operations against Fort Fisher, North Carolina on January 15, 1865. His citation reads "Landing on the beach with the assaulting party from his ship, S/man Bass advanced to the top of the sand hill and partly through the breach in the palisades despite enemy fire which killed and wounded many officers and men. When more than two-thirds of the men became seized with panic and retreated on the run, he remained with the party until dark, when it came safely away, bringing its wounded, its arms, and its colors." His Medal was awarded to him on June 22, 1865. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
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  Everett James Bass (1870 - 1949)*
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Wilcox Cemetery
Little Falls
Herkimer County
New York, USA
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Record added: Jul 25, 2003
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David L. Bass
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