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UA 559.16 Edward William Boers Collection

UA 559.16 Edward William Boers Collection
Title: UA 559.16 Edward William Boers Collection
Caption: Collection Photo # UA 559.16.01 Medal of Honor Recipient Edward William Boers
Description: Edward William Boers was awarded the Medal of Honor for conduct during the explosion of USS Bennington's boiler on 21 July 1905. Additional photographs in the collection show Mr. & Mrs. John Boers donating the medal to the National Museum of the American Navy in 1975.
Accession #: UA 559
Catalog #: UA 559.16
Donor: Mr. & Mrs. John Boers
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Topic
  • Medal of Honor
Document Type
  • Photograph
Wars & Conflicts
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