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CMOHS.org - Coxswain KRAUSE, ERNEST, U.S. Navy

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KRAUSE, ERNEST

Rank: Coxswain
Organization: U.S. Navy
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Born: 3 July 1866, Germany
Departed: Yes
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G.O. Number: 521
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Accredited To: New York
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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, Krause displayed extraordinary bravery and coolness throughout this action.