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Photographer: Don Morfe
Taken: June 10, 2001
Caption: Leonard B. Chadwick-Spanish American War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient
Additional Description: He is buried in Mount Hope Cemetery, Mattapan MA in the Spanish American War Section, Lot 2102, Grave 25. His Medal of Honor information and citation is: CHADWICK, LEONARD
• Rank and organization: Apprentice First Class, U.S. Navy
• Accredited to: Delaware
• G.O. No.: 521, 7 July 1899
Citation: On board the U.S.S. Marblehead during the operation of cutting the cable leading from Cienfuegos, Cuba, 11 May 1898. Facing the heavy fire of the enemy, Chadwick set an example of extraordinary bravery and coolness throughout this period.
Submitted: July 21, 2017, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland.
Database Locator Identification Number: p390849
File Size: 0.097 Megabytes
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