Fourteen Irishmen would receive the Medal of Honor for their actions during this battle.
The 14 men and their ships:
* USS Lackawanna: Michael Cassidy; Patrick Dougherty -- both Landsman.
* USS Brooklyn: John L Mather aka John Cooper, born Dublin, Coxswain; Sgt. Michael Hudson, born County Sligo, U.S Marine Corps (USMC).
* USS Richmond: William Doolen, born County Kildare, Coal Heaver; Sgt. Jam…
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