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b. 1836 Delaware.  d. ?

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 09/07/1862 Hamilton, Roanoke River, North Carolina.

 

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He entered the Union Navy in Delaware and served as a Quartermaster.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

"Served on board the USS Ceres in the fight near Hamilton, Roanoke River, 9 July 1862. Fired on by the enemy with small arms, Hand courageously returned the raking enemy fire and was spoken of for "good conduct and cool bravery under enemy fire by the commanding officer."

 

BURIAL LOCATION: UNKNOWN

Alexander Hand

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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