Pennsylvania Spanish American War

Pennsylvania Spanish American War

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Medal of Honor Recipients

Seaman Robert Blume

    BLUME, ROBERT Rank and organization: Seaman, U.S. Navy.

    Born: 19 November 1868, Pittsburgh, Pa. Accredited to: New Jersey. G. O. No. 521, 7 July 1899.

    Citation: On board the U.S.S. Nashville during the cutting of the cable leading from Cienfuegos, Cuba, 11 May 1898. Facing the heavy fire of the enemy, Blume set an example of extraordinary bravery and coolness throughout this action.

    born: Nov. 19, 1868

    died: Sep. 16, 1937

    buried: Arlington National Cemetery
    Arlington
    Arlington County
    Virginia, USA
    Plot: Section 6, Grave 9752-SS


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