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CMOHS.org - First Lieutenant HEARD, JOHN W., U.S. Army

Recipient Detail

 

HEARD, JOHN W.

Rank: First Lieutenant
Organization: U.S. Army
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Division: 3d U.S. Cavalry
Born: Mississippi
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At: Mississippi
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Place / Date: At Mouth of Manimani River, west of Bahia Honda, Cuba, 23 July 1898
 
 


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Citation

After 2 men had been shot down by Spaniards while transmitting orders to the engine-room on the Wanderer, the ship having become disabled, this officer took the position held by them and personally transmitted the orders, remaining at his post until the ship was out of danger.