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BRIGHT, GEORGE

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

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Navy Coal Passer U.S.S. Nashville

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Spanish American 1898 Norfolk, Norfolk County, Virginia

Citation

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