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CMOHS.org - Private FIELD, OSCAR WADSWORTH, U.S. Marine Corps

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FIELD, OSCAR WADSWORTH

Rank: Private
Organization: U.S. Marine Corps
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Born: 6 October 1873, Jersey City, N.J.
Departed: Yes
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G.O. Number: 521
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Accredited To: New York
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FIELD, OSCAR WADSWORTH Photo
 
Citation

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