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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

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b. 31/03/1839 Ionia, Michigan.  d. 10/02/1917 Grand Rapids, Michigan.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 27/10/1864 Hatcher's Run, Virginia.

 

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Sergeant in the Union Army in Company I, 1st US Sharpshooters. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action on October 27, 1864 at Hatcher's Run, Virginia.

 

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Went to the assistance of a wounded and over-powered comrade, and in a hand-to-hand encounter effected his rescue.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: VALLEY CEMETERY, LUTHER, MICHIGAN.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Alonzo Woodruff

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