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RUSSELL, HENRY

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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, Russell displayed extraordinary bravery and coolness throughout this action.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Navy Landsman (highest rank: Captain U.S. Army Ret.) U.S.S. Marblehead

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Spanish American 1898 Quebec, Canada

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, Russell displayed extraordinary bravery and coolness throughout this action.