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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

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b. 02/07/1843 Farnham, Quebec, Canada.  d. 24/05/1925 Sleepy Eye, Minnesota.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 14/08/1864 Deep Bottom, Virginia.

 

He served as a Sergeant in the Union Army in Company B, 1st Battalion, Minnesota Infantry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action on August 14, 1864 at Deep Bottom, Virginia.

 

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At the risk of his life, voluntarily went to the assistance of a wounded officer lying close to the enemy's lines and, under fire, carried him to a place of safety.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: HOME CEMETERY, SLEEPY EYE, MINNESOTA.

First Addition, Section 8, Lot 469

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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