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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE

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b. 04/05/1844 Stockton, New York. d. 20/05/1921 Jamestown, New York.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 27/05/1864 Crumps Creek, Virginia.

 

As a Sergeant in Company D, 9th New Yokr Volunteer Calvary, he earned his Medal of Honor for gallant conduct at Crumps Creek, Virginia on May 27, 1864.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Drove off a strong body of the enemy, charged into another force of the enemy's cavalry and stampeded them, taking 27 prisoners.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: LAKE VIEW CEMETERY, JAMESTOWN, NEW YORK.

Highland Section, Lot 86

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Edgar Pierpont Putnam

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