Edward W. Hathaway
Seaman, U.S. Navy. Awarded for action on board the USS Sciota in the Battle of Vicksburg, MS.
June 28, 1862
Citation: On board the USS Sciota prior to the battle Vicksburg, on 28 June 1862. Struck by a bullet which severed his left arm above the elbow, Hathaway displayed exceptional courage as his ship sustained numerous damaging hits from stem to stern while proceeding down the river to fight the battle of Vicksburg.