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b. 03/12/1840 Bradford County, Pennslyvania. d. 11/10/1937 Michigan.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 12/05/1864 Spotsylvania, Virginia.

 

Bishop was born in Bradford County, Pennsylvania. He enlisted into the 57th Pennsylvania Infantry on 15 September 1861. After his Medal of Honor event he also participated in other event. He attained the rank of corporal and mustered out on 29 June 1865. He moved to Retsil, Washington after the war and died there. His remains are interred in Blanchard, Michigan.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Capture of flag.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: BLANCHARD CEMETERY, BLANCHARD, MICHIGAN.

Lot 1, Grave 4

Francis A Bishop

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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