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b. 24/10/1841 Hillside, Michigan.  d. 28/07/1923 Adrian, Michigan.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 03/05/1863 Vicksburg, Mississippi.

 

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He was a prisoner of war. He served as a Corporal in the Union Army in Company B, 47th Ohio Infantry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action on May 3, 1863 at Vicksburg, Mississippi.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Was one of a party that volunteered and attempted to run the enemy's batteries with a steam tug and two barges loaded with subsistence stores.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: OGDEN ZION CEMETERY, BLISSFIELD, MICHIGAN.

Old Section, Division 1, Lot 96

Addison J Hodges

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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