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Adolphus Staton

Adolphus Staton

Medal of Honor Recipient

Medal of Honor
  • Born: 28 August 1879, Tarboro, North Carolina
  • Rank: Lieutenant
  • Organization: United States Navy
  • Accredited To: North Carolina



For distinguished conduct in battle, engagement of Vera Cruz, 22 April 1914; was eminent and conspicuous in command of his battalion. He exhibited courage and skill in leading his men through the action of the 22nd and in the final occupation of the city.

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