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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

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b. 1844 Malone, New York. d. 07/06/1910 Hot Springs, South Dakota.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 12/05/1864 Spotsylvania, Virginia.

 

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served during the Civil War as a Corporal in Company H, 93rd New York Volunteer Infantry. In the Battle of Spotsylvania, Virginia on May 12, 1864, he captured the Confederate flag of the 42nd Virginia Infantry, which eanred him the CMOH. His Medal was awarded to him on December 1, 1864.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Captured the Confederate flag of the 42nd Virginia Infantry

 

BURIAL LOCATION: HOT SPRINGS NATIONAL CEMETERY, HOT SPRINGS, SOUTH DAKOTA.

Section 3, Row 1, Grave 12

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Charles L Russell

RUSSELL C L GRAVE