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Navy Medal of Honor: Spanish-American War 1898

These individuals earned the Navy Medal of Honor during the period specified. Their names are followed by their rank and rate, if known, the date of the action and the vessel or unit on which they served.

U.S. Navy Recipients
  1. BAKER, BENJAMIN F., Coxswain, U.S. Navy., USS Nashville, Cienfuegos, Cuba, 11 May 1898
  2. BARROW, DAVID D., Seaman, U.S. Navy., USS Nashville, Cienfuegos, Cuba, 11 May 1898
  3. BENNETT, JAMES H., Chief Boatswain's Mate, U.S. Navy., USS Marblehead, Cienfuegos, Cuba, 11 May 1898
  4. BEYER, ALBERT, Coxswain, U.S. Navy., USS Nashville, Cienfuegos, Cuba, 11 May 1898
  5. BLUME, ROBERT, Seaman, U.S. Navy., USS Nashville, Cienfuegos, Cuba, 11 May 1898
  6. BRADY, GEORGE F., Chief Gunner's Mate, U.S. Navy., USS Winslow, Cardenas, Cuba, 11 May 1898
  7. BRIGHT, GEORGE WASHINGTON, Coal Passer, U.S. Navy., USS Nashville, Cienfuegos, Cuba, 11 May 1898
  8. CARTER, JOSEPH E., Blacksmith, U.S. Navy., USS Marblehead, Cienfuegos, Cuba, 11 May 1898
  9. CAVANAUGH, THOMAS, Fireman First Class, U.S. Navy., USS Potomac, Nassau, 14 November 1898
  10. CHADWICK, LEONARD, Apprentice First Class, U.S. Navy., USS Marblehead, Cienfuegos, Cuba, 11 May 1898
  11. CHARETTE, GEORGE, Gunner's Mate First Class, U.S. Navy., USS Merrimac, Santiago de Cuba, 02 June 1898
  12. CLAUSEN, CLAUS KRISTIAN, Coxswain, U.S. Navy., USS Merrimac, Santiago de Cuba, 02 June 1898
  13. COONEY, THOMAS C., Chief Machinist, U.S. Navy., USS Winslow, Cardenas, Cuba, 11 May 1898
  14. CROUSE, WILLIAM ADOLPHUS, Watertender, U.S. Navy., USS Concord, Cavite, P.I., 21 May 1898
  15. DAVIS, JOHN, Gunner's Mate Third Class, U.S. Navy., On board U.S.S. Marblehead at Cienfuegos, Cuba, 11 May 1898.
  16. DEIGNAN, OS, Coxswain, U.S. Navy.,
  17. DORAN, JOHN J., Boatswain's Mate Second Class, U.S. Navy., USS Marblehead, Cienfuegos, Cuba, 11 May 1898
  18. DURNEY, AUSTIN J., Blacksmith, U.S. Navy., USS Nashville, Cienfuegos, Cuba, 11 May 1898
  19. EGLIT, JOHN, Seaman, U.S. Navy., USS Nashville, Cienfuegos, Cuba, 11 May 1898
  20. EHLE, JOHN WALTER, Fireman First Class, U.S. Navy., USS Concord, Cavite, P.I., 21 May 1898
  21. ERICKSON, NICK, Coxswain, U.S. Navy., USS Marblehead, Cienfuegos, Cuba, 11 May 1898
  22. FOSS, HERBERT LOUIS, Seaman, U.S. Navy., USS Marblehead, Cienfuegos, Cuba, 11 May 1898
  23. GIBBONS, MICHAEL, Oiler, U.S. Navy., USS Nashville, Cienfuegos, Cuba, 11 May 1898
  24. GILL, FREEMAN, Gunner's Mate First Class, U.S. Navy., USS Marblehead, Cienfuegos, Cuba, 11 May 1898
  25. HART, WILLIAM, Machinist First Class, U.S. Navy., USS Marblehead, Cienfuegos, Cuba, 11 May 1898
  26. HENDRICKSON, HENRY, Seaman, U.S. Navy., USS Marblehead, Cienfuegos, Cuba, 11 May 1898
  27. HOBAN, THOMAS, Coxswain, U.S. Navy., USS Nashville, Cienfuegos, Cuba, 11 May 1898
  28. HOBSON, RICHMOND PEARSON, Lieutenant, U.S. Navy., USS Merrimac, Santiago de Cuba, 03 June 1898
  29. HULL, JAMES, L., Fireman First Class, U.S. Navy., USS Concord, Cavite, P.I., 21 May 1898
  30. ITRICH, FRANZ ANTON, Chief Carpenter's Mate, U.S. Navy., USS Petrel, Manila, P.I., 01 May 1898
  31. JARDINE, ALEXANDER, Fireman First Class, U.S. Navy., USS Potomac, Nassau, 14 November 1898
  32. JOHANSON, JOHN P., Seaman, U.S. Navy., USS Marblehead, Cienfuegos, Cuba, 11 May 1898
  33. JOHANSSON, JOHAN J., Ordinary Seaman, U.S. Navy., USS Nashville, Cienfuegos, Cuba, 11 May 1898
  34. JOHNSEN, HANS, Chief Machinist, U.S. Navy., USS Winslow, Cardenas, Cuba, 11 May 1898
  35. JOHNSON, PETER, Fireman First Class, U.S. Navy., USS Vixen, 28 May 1898
  36. KEEFER, PHILIP B., Coppersmith, U.S. Navy., USS Iowa, Santiago de Cuba, 20 July 1898
  37. KELLY, FRANCIS, Watertender, U.S. Navy., USS Merrimac, Santiago de Cuba, 02 June 1898
  38. KRAMER, FRANZ, Seaman, U.S. Navy., USS Marblehead, Cienfuegos, Cuba, 11 May 1898
  39. KRAUSE, ERNEST, Coxswain, U.S. Navy., USS Nashville, Cienfuegos, Cuba, 11 May 1898
  40. LEVERY, WILLIAM, Apprentice First Class, U.S. Navy., USS Marblehead, Cienfuegos, Cuba, 11 May 1898
  41. MAGER, GEORGE FREDERICK, Apprentice First Class, U.S. Navy., USS Marblehead, Cienfuegos, Cuba, 11 May 1898
  42. MAHONEY, GEORGE, Fireman First Class, U.S. Navy., USS Vixen, 28 May 1898
  43. MAXWELL, JOHN, Fireman Second Class, U.S. Navy., USS Marblehead, Cienfuegos, Cuba, 11 May 1898
  44. MEYER, WILLIAM, Carpenter's Mate Third Class, U.S. Navy., USS Nashville, Cienfuegos, Cuba, 11 May 1898
  45. MILLER, HARRY HERBERT, Seaman, U.S. Navy., USS Nashville, Cienfuegos, Cuba, 11 May 1898.
  46. MILLER, WILLARD, Seaman, U.S. Navy., USS Nashville , Cienfuegos, Cuba, 11 May 1898
  47. MONTAGUE, DANIEL, Chief Master-at-Arms, U.S. Navy., USS Merrimac, Santiago de Cuba, 02 June 1898
  48. MORIN, WILLIAM H., Boatswain's Mate Second Class, U.S. Navy., USS Marblehead, Caimanera, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, 11 May 1898
  49. MULLER, FREDERICK, Mate, U.S. Navy., USS Wompatuck, Manzanillo, Cuba, 30 June 1898
  50. MURPHY, JOHN EDWARD, Coxswain, U.S. Navy., USS Merrimac, Santiago de Cuba, 02 June 1898
  51. NELSON, LAURITZ, Sailmaker's Mate, U.S. Navy., USS Nashville, Cienfuegos, Cuba, 11 May 1898
  52. OAKLEY, WILLIAM, Gunner's Mate Second Class, U.S. Navy., USS Marblehead, Cienfuegos, Cuba, 11 May 1898
  53. OLSEN, ANTON, Ordinary Seaman, U.S. Navy., USS Marblehead, Cienfuegos, Cuba, 11 May 1898
  54. PENN, ROBERT, Fireman First Class, U.S. Navy., USS Iowa, Santiago de Cuba, 20 July 1898
  55. PHILLIPS, GEORGE F., Machinist First Class, U.S. Navy., USS Merrimac, Santiago de Cuba, 02 June 1898
  56. RILLEY, JOHN PHILLIP, Landsman, U.S. Navy., USS Nashville, Cienfuegos, Cuba, 11 May 1898
  57. RUSSELL, HENRY P., Landsman, U.S. Navy., USS Marblehead, Cienfuegos, Cuba, 11 May 1898
  58. SPICER, WILLIAM, Gunner's Mate First Class, U.S. Navy., USS Marblehead, Caimanera, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, 11 May 1898
  59. SUNDQUIST, AXEL, Chief Carpenter's Mate, U.S. Navy., USS Marblehead, Caimanera, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, 11 May 1898
  60. SUNDQUIST, GUSTAV A., Ordinary Seaman, U.S. Navy., USS Nashville, Cienfuegos, Cuba, 11 May 1898
  61. TRIPLETT, SAMUEL, Ordinary Seaman, U.S. Navy., USS Marblehead, Caimanera, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, 11 May 1898
  62. VADAS, ALBERT, Seaman, U.S. Navy. (Named changed to Wadas, Albert.), USS Marblehead, Cienfuegos, Cuba, 11 May 1898
  63. VAN ETTEN, HUDSON, Seaman, U.S. Navy., USS Nashville, Cienfuegos, Cuba, 11 May 1898
  64. VOLZ, ROBERT, Seaman, U.S. Navy., USS Nashville, Cienfuegos, Cuba, 11 May 1898
  65. WILKE, JULIUS A. R., Boatswain's Mate First Class, U.S. Navy., USS Marblehead, Cienfuegos, Cuba, 11 May 1898
  66. WILLIAMS, FRANK, Seaman, U.S. Navy., USS Marblehead, Cienfuegos, Cuba, 11 May 1898
U.S. Marine Corps Recipients
  1. CAMPBELL, DANIEL, Private, U.S. Marine Corps., USS Marblehead, Cienfuegos, Cuba, 11 May 1898
  2. FIELD, OSCAR WADSWORTH, Private, U.S. Marine Corps., USS Nashville, Cienfuegos, Cuba, 11 May 1898
  3. FITZGERALD, JOHN, Private, U.S. Marine Corps., Cuzco, Cuba, 14 June 1898
  4. FRANKLIN, JOSEPH JOHN, Private, U.S. Marine Corps., USS Nashville, Cienfuegos, Cuba, 11 May 1898
  5. GAUGHAN, PHILIP, Sergeant, U .S. Marine Corps., USS Nashville, Cienfuegos, Cuba, 11 May 1898
  6. HILL, FRANK, Private, U.S. Marine Corps., USS Nashville, Cienfuegos, Cuba, 11 May 1898
  7. KEARNEY, MICHAEL, Private, U.S. Marine Corps., USS Nashville, Cienfuegos, Cuba, 11 May 1898
  8. KUCHNEISTER, HERMANN WILLIAM, Private, U.S. Marine Corps., USS Marblehead, Cienfuegos, Cuba, 11 May 1898
  9. MacNEAL, HARRY LEWIS, Private, U.S. Marine Corps., USS Brooklyn, Santiago de Cuba, 03 July 1898
  10. MEREDITH, JAMES, Private, U.S. Marine Corps. (Name changed to Patrick F. Ford, Jr ), USS Marblehead, Cienfuegos, Cuba, 11 May 1898
  11. PARKER, POMEROY, Private, U.S. Marine Corps., USS Nashville, Cienfuegos, Cuba, 11 May 1898
  12. QUICK, JOHN HENRY, Sergeant, U.S. Marine Corps., Cuzco, Cuba, 14 June 1898
  13. SCOTT, JOSEPH FRANCIS, Private, U.S. Marine Corps., USS Nashville, Cienfuegos, Cuba, 11 May 1898
  14. SULLIVAN, EDWARD, Private, U .S. Marine Corps., USS Marblehead, Cienfuegos, Cuba, 11 May 1898
  15. WEST, WALTER SCOTT, Private, U.S. Marine Corps., USS Marblehead, Cienfuegos, Cuba, 11 May 1898

 

14 April 1997

Published:Tue Nov 28 15:02:10 EST 2017