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CMOHS.org - Seaman VOLZ, ROBERT, U.S. Navy

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VOLZ, ROBERT

Rank: Seaman
Organization: U.S. Navy
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Born: 31 January 1875, San Francisco, Calif.
Departed: Yes
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G.O. Number: 521
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Accredited To: Virginia
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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, Volz displayed extraordinary bravery and coolness throughout this period.