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CMOHS.org - Blacksmith CARTER, JOSEPH E., U.S. Navy

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CARTER, JOSEPH E.

Rank: Blacksmith
Organization: U.S. Navy
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Born: 15 August 1875, Manchester, England
Departed: Yes
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G.O. Number: 521
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Accredited To: North Dakota
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CARTER, JOSEPH E. Photo
 
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, Carter set an example of extraordinary bravery and coolness throughout this action.