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George Washington Bright
Birth: Dec. 27, 1874
Death: Mar. 20, 1949

Spanish-American War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served in the United States Navy during the War with Spain as a Coal Passer on board the "USS Nashville". He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery during the cutting of the cable leading from Cienfuegos, Cuba, on May 11, 1898. His citation reads "Facing the heavy fire of the enemy, Bright set an example of extraordinary bravery and coolness throughout this action." His Medal was awarded to him on July 7, 1899. (bio by: Don Morfe) 
 
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  Jasmer C. Bright Clatterbuck (1909 - 1955)*
 
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Burial:
Blandford Cemetery
Petersburg
Petersburg City
Virginia, USA
Plot: Ward C, Section 13, Lot 6
 
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Originally Created by: Don Morfe
Record added: Sep 25, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7902032
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