Captain Gridley's Death

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Captain Gridley's Death - j CAPT, GBIDL1 Commander of the "Giympia Dies...
j CAPT, GBIDL1 Commander of the "Giympia Dies on His Way Home. ONE OF HEROES OF MANILA. I i ! 1 i j | I-,,-i —One of Best Men in Naval Service ! I | First American Officer of Great Prominence whose Death is a Direct Result of the Existing- War with Spain—He Achieved Distinction at the Battle of Manila Was Admiral Dewey's Chief Advi=~i- Was Injured Bra-ing Engagement ! Washington, June 5.-—Capt. Charles V. Gridley, commander of the 'cruiser j "Olympia," and one of the heroes of the brilliant victory at Manila, is dead. | The announcement of his death TV received by the Navy department late this afternoon in a cablegram from Paymaster Gait of the navy, dated at Kobe, Japan, June 4th, and directed to Secretary Long. The dispatch contained this simple statement: "Capt. Gridley died today. Remains accompany me on 'Coptic.' " Capt. Vernon Gridley is - the first American officer o£ great .prominence

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  1. The Salt Lake Tribune,
  2. 06 Jun 1898, Mon,
  3. Page 1

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