James H. Bennett
|James H. Bennett|
August 11, 1877|
New York City, New York
|Allegiance||United States of America|
||United States Navy|
|Rank||Chief Boatswain's Mate|
|Awards||Medal of Honor|
Medal of Honor citation
Rank and organization: Chief Boatswain's Mate, U.S. Navy. Born: 11 August 1877, New York, N.Y. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 521, 7 July 1899.
On board the U.S.S. Marblehead during the cutting of the cable leading from Cienfuegos, Cuba, 11 May 1898. Facing the heavy fire of the enemy, Bennett set an example of extraordinary bravery and coolness throughout this action.
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