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Benjamin Franklin Baker
Birth: Mar. 12, 1862
Dennis Port
Barnstable County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: May 19, 1927
Dennis Port
Barnstable County
Massachusetts, USA

Spanish-American War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served in the United States Navy during the War with Spain as a Coxswain 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, Baker set an example of extraordinary bravery and coolness throughout this action." His Medal was awarded to him on July 7, 1899. 
 
Burial:
Swan Lake Cemetery
Dennis Port
Barnstable County
Massachusetts, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Don Morfe
Record added: Dec 03, 2003
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Benjamin Franklin Baker
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