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CMOHS.org - Seaman BLUME, ROBERT, U.S. Navy

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BLUME, ROBERT

Rank: Seaman
Organization: U.S. Navy
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Born: 19 November 1868, Pittsburgh, Pa.
Departed: Yes
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G.O. Number: 521
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Accredited To: New Jersey
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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, Blume set an example of extraordinary bravery and coolness throughout this action.