|Charles Conway Hartigan|
File:Charles C Hartigan USNA.jpg|
Hartigan as a U.S. Naval Academy midshipman
|Born||September 13, 1882|
|Died||February 25, 1944(aged 61)|
|Place of birth||Norwich, New York|
|Place of death||Edgewater, Maryland|
|Buried at||Arlington National Cemetery|
|Allegiance||United States of America|
|Service/branch||United States Navy|
|Years of service||1906 - 1941|
|Awards||Medal of Honor|
Charles Conway Hartigan (September 13, 1882 – February 25, 1944) was born in Norwich, New York and died in Edgewater, Maryland. He graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1906. He received the Medal of Honor for actions at the United States occupation of Veracruz, 1914. He is a veteran of World War I and commanded the ill-fated USS Oklahoma (BB-37) from 1937 to 1939.
Medal of Honor citationEdit
Rank: Lieutenant Organization: U.S. Navy Born:13 September 1882, Norwich, N.Y. Accredited to: New York Date of issue: 12/04/1915
For distinguished conduct in battle, engagement of Vera Cruz, 22 April 1914. During the second day's fighting the service performed by him was eminent and conspicuous. He was conspicuous for the skillful handling of his company under heavy rifle and machinegun fire, for which conduct he was commended by his battalion commander.
- List of Medal of Honor recipients (Veracruz)
- List of United States Naval Academy alumni (Medal of Honor)
- This article incorporates public domain material from websites or documents of the United States Army Center of Military History.
- ↑ "Medal of Honor recipients". United States Naval Academy. http://www.usna.edu/Admissions/Notables/MOH/index.htm. Retrieved 2009-03-15.
- ↑ "Mexican Campaign (Vera Cruz)". United States Army Center of Military History. http://www.history.army.mil/html/moh/mohmex.html. Retrieved 2009-03-15.
- ↑ "Charles C. Hartigan". United States Naval Academy. http://www.usna.edu/Admissions/Notables/MOH/bios/hartigan.htm. Retrieved 2009-03-15.
- ↑ "Charles Conway Hartigan". Arlington National Cemetery. http://www.arlingtoncemetery.net/chartign.htm. Retrieved 2009-03-15.
- ↑ "Lieutenant Hartigan, Charles Conway". Congressional Medal of Honor Society. http://www.cmohs.org/recipient-detail/2426/hartigan-charles-conway.php. Retrieved 2009-03-15.
- "Charles Conway Hartigan". Claim to Fame: Medal of Honor recipients. Find a Grave. http://www.findagrave.com/memorial/5746487. Retrieved July 26, 2010.
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