Rank and organization: Fireman, U.S. Navy. Born: 1841, New York, N.Y.
Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 32, 16 April 1864.
on board the U.S.S. Carondelet, Deer Creek Expedition, March 1863. Carrying
out his duties gallantly, Huskey volunteered to aid in the rescue of the
tug Ivy under the fire of the enemy, and set forth general meritorious
conduct during this hazardous mission.
This data was extracted from the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, U.S. Senate, Medal of Honor Recipients: 1863-1973 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1973)