Cooper, United States Navy
at St. Vincent, Virgin Islands, in 1855, he earned the Medal of Honowhile
serving aboard the USS Adams at Mare Island, California, on November 14,
He died on May 20, 1903 and was buried in Section 23 of Arlington National Cemetery.
Rank and organization: Cooper, U.S. Navy. Born: 1855, St. Vincent West Indies. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 326, 18 October 1884.
Serving on board the U.S.S. Adams at the Navy
Yard, Mare Island, Calif., 14 November 1879, Johnson rescued Daniel W.
Kloppen, a workman, from drowning.
Photo courtesy of Raymond L. Collins
Michael Robert Patterson