Seaman, United States Navy
in New Orleans, Louisiana, in 1844, he was awarded the Medal of Honorfor
service aboard the USS Juniata on August 24, 1876.
He died on April 23, 1920 and was buried in
Section 17 of Arlington National Cemetery.
Rank and organization: Seaman, U.S. Navy. Born: 1844, New Orleans, Louisiana. Accredited to: Louisiana. G.O. No.: 218, 24 August 1876.
Serving on board the U.S.S. Juniata, Osborne
displayed gallant conduct in rescuing from drowning an enlisted boy of
that vessel, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 21 August 1876.
Photo courtesy of Raymond L. Collins, 1990
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