JAMES H. SAWYERS, MIDN, USN
James Sawyers '70
Date of birth: 1850
Date of death: October 24, 1870
The Lucky Bag was first published in 1894.
James Henry Sawyers was admitted to the Naval Academy from Kentucky on September 24, 1866 at age 17 years 5 months.
James died on October 24, 1870 while at sea aboard USS Kansas of "remittent fever."
He is buried in Florida.
Acting Midshipman, 24 September, 1866. Graduated June, 1870. Died 24 October, 1870.
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