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b. 31/01/1875 San Francisco, California.  d. ?

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 11/05/1898 Cienfuegos, Cuba.

 

Spanish-American War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He entered the US Navy at Virginia and served as a Gunner's Mate First Class.

 

MOH 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.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: UNKNOWN.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Robert Volz