Know Your Medal of Honor Recipients:
Ship’s Cook First Class Frank E. Hill (US Navy) received his Medal of Honor for his actions on July 21, 1905, on board the USS Bennington. His citation reads:
On board the U.S.S. Bennington, for extraordinary heroism displayed at the time of the explosion of a boiler of that vessel at San Diego, Calif., 21 July 1905.
Chief Quarter Gunner George Hill (US Navy) received his Medal of Honor for his actions on April 12, 1872, on board the USS Kansas. His citation reads:
Serving on board the U.S.S. Kansas, Hill displayed great coolness and self-possession at the time Comdr. A. F. Crosman and others were drowned, near Greytown, Nicaragua, 12 April 1872, and by extraordinary heroism and personal exertion, prevented greater loss of life.
Corporal Henry Hill (US Army) received his Medal of Honor for his actions on May 6, 1864, at Wilderness, Virginia. His citation reads:
This soldier, with one companion, would not retire when his regiment fell back in confusion after an unsuccessful charge, but instead advanced and continued firing upon the enemy until the regiment re-formed and regained its position.
The I’m just sayin… Bible Verse of the Week
See to it that no one takes you captive through hollow and deceptive philosophy, which depends on human tradition and the elemental spiritual forces of this world rather than on Christ.
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