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CMOHS.org - Private SCOTT, JOSEPH FRANCIS, U.S. Marine Corps

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SCOTT, JOSEPH FRANCIS

Rank: Private
Organization: U.S. Marine Corps
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Born: 4 June 1864, Boston, Mass.
Departed: Yes
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G.O. Number: 521
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Accredited To: Massachusetts
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SCOTT, JOSEPH FRANCIS 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, Scott displayed extraordinary bravery and coolness throughout this action.