Saluting Black Military Heroes

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James Mifflin

Civil War-era mess cook James Mifflin of Virginia defended the USS Brooklyn during the Battle of Mobile Bay on Aug. 5, 1864. He supplied ammunition under a blanket of enemy fire, an action that earned him the Medal of Honor.

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