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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

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b. 1841 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  d. 19/02/1903 McLoud, Oklahoma.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 29/03/1865 to 09/04/1865 Virginia.

 

Born in 1841 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Higby was living in nearby New Brighton when he enlisted in the Union Army in August 1862. He served as a private in Company F of the 1st Pennsylvania Cavalry during the Appomattox Campaign, which took place from March 29 to April 9, 1865, in Virginia. For his conduct in this campaign, he received the Medal of Honor a month later, on May 3, 1865.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Capture of flag.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: UNKNOWN.

 

Charles Higby

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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