John Mapes Adams
Sergeant, U.S. Marine Corps. Awarded for actions in China.
July 13, 1900
Born in Haverhill, MA, on October 11, 1871, and attended Phillips Exeter Academy. He died January 6, 1921, and is buried in Brooklyn, NY. He is accredited to Massachusetts.
Citation: In the presence of the enemy during the battle near Tientsin, China, 13 July 1900, Adams distinguished himself by meritorious conduct.