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CMOHS.org - Private PARKER, POMEROY, U.S. Marine Corps

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PARKER, POMEROY

Rank: Private
Organization: U.S. Marine Corps
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Born: 17 March 1874, Gates County, N.C.
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At:
G.O. Number: 521
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Accredited To: North Carolina
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PARKER, POMEROY 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, Parker displayed extraordinary bravery and coolness throughout this action.