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CMOHS.org - Ordinary Seaman SUNDQUIST, GUSTAV A., U.S. Navy

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SUNDQUIST, GUSTAV A.

Rank: Ordinary Seaman
Organization: U.S. Navy
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Born: 4 June 1879, Sweden
Departed: Yes
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G.O. Number: 529
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Accredited To: New York
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SUNDQUIST, GUSTAV A. 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, Sundquist displayed extraordinary bravery and coolness throughout this action.