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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

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b. 11/11/1842 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  d. 08/03/1921 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 06/04/1862 Shiloh, Tennessee.

 

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He died in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He entered the Union Army in Havana, Mason County, Illinois. He served as a Private in Company A, 28th Illinois Infantry. He was awarded the CMOH for action on April 6, 1862 at Shiloh, Tennessee.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

A box of ammunition having been abandoned between the lines, this soldier voluntarily went forward with one companion, under a heavy fire from both armies, secured the box, and delivered it within the lines of his regiment, his companion being mortally wounded.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: WEST LAUREL HILL CEMETERY, BALA CYNWYD, PENNSYLVANIA.

Edgewood Section, Lot 668

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Elwood N Williams

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