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Dynasty Kimbrough and Isaiah Irizarry

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Transcript of Dynasty Kimbrough and Isaiah Irizarry

William Harvey Carney
Robert Augustus Sweeney
Robert was born February 20, 1853. He died December 19, 1890. Robert was nominated for the medal of honor twice and each time was for saving his fellow shipmate from falling aboard. His years of service lasted from 1881 to 1884.
Differences
William Harvey Carney's rank was a sergeant and Robert Augustus's rank was ordinary seaman.

Augustus earned the medal of honor twice and Carney recieved it only once.

William Harvey Carney is older than Robert.


Similarities
Both born in 1800's

Both fought in civil war

both African-American

both received medal of honor for courage and Valor.
Medal of Honor Recipients
Similarities and Differences
Dynasty Kimbrough and Isaiah Irizarry
William was born at Virginia in the 1800's as a slave in the 1800's
What William did to set an opinion on him was even through the line of fire did not let the flag touch the ground. He was shot five times.
Robert Augustus Sweeney
William Harvey Carney
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