Ordinary Seaman Philip Bazaar


Organization: U.S. Navy

Place and date: Fort Fisher on 15 January 1865

Entered service at: Massachusetts

Place of Birth: Chile, South America


Ordinary Seaman Bazaar's War Department Citation reads as follows:

On board the U.S.S. Santiago de Cuba during the assault on Fort Fisher on 15 January 1865. As one of a boat crew detailed to one of the generals on shore, O.S. Bazaar bravely entered the fort in the assault and accompanied his party in carrying dispatches at the height of the battle. He was 1 of 6 men who entered the fort in the assault from the fleet.

Information on Ordinary Seaman Bazaar and text of citation were obtained from official records made available by the United States Department of Defense.