William Barker Cushing, a Hero of the Civil War

Here’s Ranger Karlton Smith giving a Campfire Lecture on William B. Cushing, brother of soon-to-be Medal of Honor Recipient Alonzo Cushing.  William Cushing is best known for leading the detachment that destroyed the confederate ironclad, CSS Albemarle  Some call William Cushing a prototype of the Navy SEALs.



  1. Pat Young · · Reply

    Do you know when Alonzo medal will be awarded.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: