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CHADWICK, LEONARD

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On board the U.S.S. Marblehead during the operation of cutting the cable leading from Cienfuegos, Cuba, 11 May 1898. Facing the heavy fire of the enemy, Chadwick set an example of extraordinary bravery and coolness throughout this period.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Navy Apprentice First Class (highest rank: Gunner's Mate Third Class) U.S.S. Marblehead

Conflict

Year of honor

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Spanish American 1898 Middletown, New Castle County, Delaware

Citation

On board the U.S.S. Marblehead during the operation of cutting the cable leading from Cienfuegos, Cuba, 11 May 1898. Facing the heavy fire of the enemy, Chadwick set an example of extraordinary bravery and coolness throughout this period.