Born in New Orleans, Louisiana, in 1844, he was awarded the Medal of Honorfor service aboard the USS Juniata on August 24, 1876.
He died on April 23, 1920 and was buried in Section 17 of Arlington National Cemetery.
Rank and organization: Seaman, U.S. Navy. Born: 1844, New Orleans, Louisiana. Accredited to: Louisiana. G.O. No.: 218, 24 August 1876.
Serving on board the U.S.S. Juniata, Osborne displayed gallant conduct in rescuing from drowning an enlisted boy of that vessel, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 21 August 1876.
Michael Robert Patterson was born in Arlington and is the son of a former officer of the US Army. So it was no wonder that sooner or later his interests drew him to American history and especially to American military history. Many of his articles can be found on renowned portals like the New York Times, Washingtonpost or Wikipedia.
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