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Robert Volz

Birthplace: San Francisco, California, USA
Managed by: Shirley Marie Caulk
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About Robert Volz

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Seaman Robert Volz, United States Navy, for extraordinary heroism in action 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, Seaman Volz displayed extraordinary bravery and coolness throughout this period.

General Orders: War Department, General Orders No. 521 (July 7, 1899)

Action Date: May 11, 1898

Service: Navy

Rank: Seaman

Division: U.S.S. Nashville

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January 31, 1875
San Francisco, California, USA