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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE

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b. 25/05/1838 New York.  d. 25/08/1899 Yakima, Washington.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 14/07/1863 Falling Waters, Virginia.

 

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the Civil War as a First Sergeant in Company A, 7th Michigan Volunteer Cavalry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at Falling Waters, Virginia on July 14, 1863.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Capture of flag of 55th Virginia Infantry (C.S.A.). In the midst of the battle with foot soldiers he dismounted to capture the flag

 

BURIAL LOCATION: OAK HILL CEMETERY, BATTLE CREEK, MICHIGAN.

Section O, Lot 1, Rt 1

Charles Maynard Holton

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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