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Spanish-American War - U.S. Navy

Harry Herbert Miller

Details
  • Rank: Seaman (Highest Rank: Quartermaster Third Class)
  • Conflict/Era: Spanish-American War
  • Unit/Command:
    U.S.S. Nashville
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Navy
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: May 11, 1898
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Cienfuegos, Cuba
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, Miller displayed extraordinary bravery and coolness throughout this action.

Medal of Honor Recipient Harry H. Miller
Medal of Honor Recipient Harry H. Miller
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Massachusetts
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Born: May 4, 1879, Hants County, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Died: March 12, 1968, Costa Rica
  • Buried: Central Cemetery (MH), Tres De Rios, Costa Rica
 

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