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USMC MOH: QUICK, JOHN HENRY

A cache by zombiestompers
Hidden : 10/28/2012
In Wisconsin, United States
Difficulty:
1.5 out of 5
Terrain:
1.5 out of 5

Size: Size: micro (micro)

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Geocache Description:

This series is to honor the Heroes of the United States Marine Corps who have been awarded the Nation’s highest military honor since its inception.


Established early in the Civil War to "promote efficiency in the Navy", the Medal of Honor rose to prominence in American history and heritage.  Fewer than 3,500 Americans have been awarded Medals of Honor, and today only 81 of them survive.   These heroes are a vanishing breed whose valiant history MUST be preserved for future generations.  That heritage is nurtured and sustained on the ground floor of the Hall of Heroes.



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The President of the United States
in the name of
The Congress
takes pleasure in presenting the

Medal of Honor

to

 

QUICK, JOHN HENRY

Rank and Organization: Sergeant, U.S. Marine Corps. Born: 20 June 1870, Charleston, W. Va. Accredited To: Pennsylvania. G.O. No.: 504 13 December 1898. Other Navy Award: Navy Cross.

Citation:

In action during the battle of Cuzco, Cuba, 14 June 1898. Distinguishing himself during this action, Quick signaled the U.S.S. Dolphin on 3 different occasions while exposed to a heavy fire from the enemy.

 

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Last Updated: on 7/25/2014 3:24:42 PM Pacific Daylight Time (10:24 PM GMT)
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