Historical records matching William Spicer
About William Spicer
The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Gunner's Mate First Class William Spicer, United States Navy, for extraordinary heroism in action on board the U.S.S. Marblehead at the approaches to Caimanera, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, 26 and 27 July 1898. Displaying heroism, Gunner's Mate First Class Spicer took part in the perilous work of sweeping for and disabling twenty-seven contact mines during this period.
General Orders: War Department, General Orders No. 500, December 14, 1898
Action Date: July 26 & 27, 1898
Rank: Gunner's Mate First Class
Division: U.S.S. Marblehead