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Thomas Calvin Cooney
Birth: Jun. 18, 1853
Death: Jan. 8, 1907

Spanish-American War Medal of Honor Recipient. He served in the United States Navy during the War with Spain as a Chief Machinist on board the torpedo boat "USS Winslow". He was awarded the Medal of Honor for his bravery in action at Cardenas, Cuba on May 11, 1898. His citation reads "Following the piercing of the boiler by an enemy shell, Cooney, by his gallantry and promptness in extinguishing the resulting flames, saved the boiler tubes from burning out." His Medal was awarded to him on September 3, 1898. (bio by: Don Morfe) 
 
Burial:
United States Naval Academy Cemetery
Annapolis
Anne Arundel County
Maryland, USA
Plot: Lot 254
 
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Originally Created by: Don Morfe
Record added: Jan 20, 2003
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Thomas Calvin Cooney
Added by: Don Morfe
 
Thomas Calvin Cooney
Added by: Don Morfe
 
Thomas Calvin Cooney
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