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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

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b. 21/09/1838 Dearborn County, Indiana.  d. 07/07/1921 Kansas.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 22/05/1863 Vicksburg, Mississippi.

 

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the Civil War as a Private in Company B, 83d Indiana Volunteer Infantry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at Vicksburg, Mississippi on May 22, 1863.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

For gallantry in the charge of the volunteer storming party on 22 May 1863.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: SILVER LAKE CEMETERY, SILVER LAKE, KANSAS.

David H Helms

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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