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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

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b. 01/07/1840 Portland, Maine.  d. 14/06/1902 Boston, Massachusetts.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 22/09/1864 Fisher's Hill, Virginia.

 

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Captain in the Union Army. He was awarded the Medal of Honor as a First Lieutenant in the 5th Battery, Maine Light Artillery for action on September 22, 1864 at Fisher's Hill, Virginia.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

While acting as assistant adjutant general, Artillery Brigade, 6th Army Corps, went over the enemy's works, mounted, with the assaulting column, to gain quicker possession of the guns and to turn them upon the enemy.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: PIERCE CEMETERY, EAST BALDWIN, MASSACHUSETTS.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Edward Newton Whittier

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