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Joachim Pease
[[Image:U.S. Navy poster featuring Seaman Joachim Pease|center|200px|border]]U.S. Navy poster featuring Seaman Joachim Pease
Personal Information
Born: 1842
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Died: unknown
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Allegiance: United States of America
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Branch: United States Navy
Union Navy
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Rank: Seaman
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Unit: USS Kearsarge
Battles: American Civil War
*Sinking of CSS Alabama
Awards: Medal of Honor
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Joachim Pease (born 1842, date of death unknown) was a United States Navy sailor and a recipient of America's highest military decoration—the Medal of Honor—for his actions in the American Civil War.


Joachim Pease enlisted in the Navy from New York City and served onboard USS Kearsarge during the Civil War. On June 19, 1864, off the coast of Cherbourg, France, Kearsarge battled the Confederate sloop-of-war CSS Alabama. For his conduct during this engagement, Pease was awarded the Medal of Honor.

Medal of Honor citation[]

Rank and Organization:

Seaman, U.S. Navy. Born: Long Island, N.Y. Accredited To: New York. G.O. No.: 45, December 31, 1864.


Served as seaman on board the U.S.S. Kearsarge when she destroyed the Alabama off Cherbourg, France, 19 June 1864. Acting as loader on the No. 2 gun during this bitter engagement, Pease exhibited marked coolness and good conduct and was highly recommended by the divisional officer for gallantry under fire.[1]

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  1. "PEASE, JOACHIM, Civil War Medal of Honor recipient". American Civil War website. 2007-11-08. Retrieved 2007-11-08.