Rank and organization: Seaman, U.S. Navy. Born: Long Island, N.Y. Accredited
to: New York. G.O. No.: 45, 31 December 1864.
Citation: 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.
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)