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CMOHS.org - Gunner's Mate First Class GILL, FREEMAN, U.S. Navy

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GILL, FREEMAN

Rank: Gunner's Mate First Class
Organization: U.S. Navy
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Born: 5 September 1851, Boston, Mass.
Departed: Yes
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G.O. Number: 55
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Accredited To: Massachusetts
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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, Gill set an example of extraordinary bravery and coolness throughout this action.