The President of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
Rank and Organization: Coxswain, U.S. Navy. Born: 13 June 1859, Hanover,
Germany. Entered Service At: Boston, Mass. G.O. No.: 521, 7 July 1899.
On board the U.S.S. Nashville during the cutting of the cable leading from Cienfuegos,
Cuba, 11 May 1898. Facing the heavy fire of the enemy, Beyer set an example of
extraordinary bravery and coolness throughout this action.
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