The President of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
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.
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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